Apr 4th, 2017
Jackson State's Creative Writing Club is getting ready to release the first print issue of Spilled Ink, the college's new student literary journal. An online version of the journal has been maintained by the club since its inception in the Spring of 2016, but it was felt that an annual print edition would be an important addition to campus culture.
"All Jackson State faculty, staff, and students are eligible to submit poems and stories to the journal," said Dr. Ryan Guth, Assistant Professor of English and one of the club's co-sponsors. "You don't have to be a member of the club to get your work in print." Members of the Creative Writing Club serve as editors for the journal: selecting submissions, working with authors on revisions, determining the sequence and layout of pages.
Dr. Guth explained that the 2017 print issue will also include work by JSCC art students, who assisted in judging a contest for the image which will appear on the journal's cover. "Our goal for the future is to work with other Fine Arts clubs (Art, Photography, Drama) and expand the kinds of material presented in the annual print volume. We want everyone to know that the Humanities are alive and well and supported at Jackson State."
The anticipated release date for the inaugural issue of Spilled Ink is April 3, 2017. Additional information about Spilled Ink, contact Dr. Ryan Guth at 731,424-3520 ext. 50537 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.