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.