2017 Summit Avenue Review Release Party


Join us as we celebrate the release of the new 2017 issue of SUMMIT AVENUE REVIEW, the St. Thomas literary arts magazine, and honor the winner(s) of the Lon Otto Creative Writing Prize!

Date & Time:

Friday, May 12, 2017
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Free and Open to the Public


O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, O'Shaughnessy Room

Join us for the release celebration of the new 2017 issue of Summit Avenue Review, the St. Thomas literary arts magazine! This magazine is put together by junior/senior creative writing students enrolled in the ENGL 421/422 Literary Magazine Practicum course over an academic year, and the students work on all aspects related to its publication, including design, layout, font and style selection, and more in this introduction to publishing class.

Also to be celebrated at this event is the winner (or co-winners) of the third annual Creative Writing Prize to honor Lon Otto, Professor Emeritus of English, and his deep and robust legacy in creative writing. This prize highlights the best writing of a St. Thomas student in fiction, poetry, and/or creative nonfiction. $500 is awarded to the best work(s) as evaluated by the editors of the Summit Avenue Review and the English Department creative writing faculty. The winner(s) of the prize are featured in the yearly issue of the magazine.

Light refreshments will be served.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.