Wednesday, April 21, 2010


I'm prostituting Jeni's e-mail:

Dearest writers who also like to draw and vice-versa,

Xerox Candy Bar (Everyone's favorite comics zine named after the
Richard Brautigan poem) and The Creative Writing Guild are uniting to
embrace artist/writer duality with the May release of an extra sweet
collaborative zine.To be included in the Untitled XCB+CWG Love Child Project send your
word art, visual writing, textual visuals, text-heavy comics,
illustrated writing etc. to or by THURSDAY APRIL 29th. 300 dpi, please.


Xerox Candy Bar & The Creative Writing Guild

p.s. Don't forget to send writing for the regular May CWG publication,
the deadline is April 26th and the theme is "Passage."

Saturday, April 3, 2010

BFAW Senior Readings 2010

Here are some photos from the BFAW Reading last Friday night. The readers included: Noor Shawaf, Caitlin Schriner, Rebecca Cooling-Mallard, Mark Schettler, Jeni Crone, Chase Montague Markovich, and Nora Mapp.

The evening was introduced by Mark Booth and Ruth Margraff, the readers introduced by Leila Wilson.

The guilds own-

Caitlin Schriner

Reading some poems dealing with the reunification of Berlin

Jeni Crone presenting her Senior Thesis, a narrative comic book in 3 parts, about her personal connection to Ft. Mitchell, Cincinnati, Massachusetts, and France.

Jeni's Comic (projected)

Rebecca Cooling-Mallard showing collages and reading work interpreting and translating Cy Twombly's paintings and sculptures.

Chase Montague Markovich; delivering a surmon. A good one.

This is Mark Schettler reading a sad story about the death of a friend.

Mark is also the editor of In Preperation, SAIC BFAW literary journal.

Sorry I did not catch a photo of Nora or Noor. Noor is a poet dealing with failure, and Nora writes about space relationships of people and objects.

Post and Photos by Cait Stephens

Friday, April 2, 2010

March Issue Online

The March publication, Impied, can be found here on contributor James Payne's blog.

Thursday, April 1, 2010


Dear CWG,

The March publication, Implied, was released last week. If you haven't picked up a copy be sure to do so. The CWG has now published work by 50 students!


The theme is "passage":

The deadline is MONDAY, APRIL 26th. send writing to Please keep submissions down to three pages, if you send more an excerpt may be published.


TOMORROW Friday, April 2nd: BFAW Senior Reading, 6:00 in the Sullivan Galleries. Check out the BFA Show while you are there.

CWG/RHE April Reading Series: Writing Faculty and MFAW students will be reading at the Siragusa gallery in the 162 N. State Street dorm.
Anyone who wishes to attend but does not live in the dorm should email their student ID number to Cleo, The first event will be April 7th, featuring Ruth Margraff.

with all-kinds-of-things,