Each year, the Missouri State English Department sponsors the following events:
Children’s Literature Festival
Event features local and regional children’s and young adult authors and illustrators.
Moon City Reading Series
Series is held twice a semester and features English Department faculty and outstanding students reading in the areas of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Contact is Michael Czyzniejewski.
Soul of a Poet Reading Series
Held once a semester and featuring writers from Missouri State and the surrounding communities reading in the areas of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Contact is Jen Murvin.
Undergraduate Literature Conference
Offers students the opportunity to present their work at a professional conference, helping them to develop as writers, researchers, and public speakers. All students wishing to present must submit an application to Dr. Lanya Lamouria, Coordinator of the Literature Program. The 2018 conference will be held on April 13-14th in PSU 317. See the detailed schedule for more information.