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Creative writing contest winners ‘are advanced users of our tongue’

Allison Montroy amontroy@mustangdaily.net The ancient Greek city of Byzantium was a hub of flourishing culture and literature, from poetry to song, that kept the art of creativity alive through the dark Middle Ages. So it’s only fitting that Cal Poly’s annual literary magazine, titled “Byzantium,” showcases what English professor Kevin Clark calls “an expert use […]

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Al Landwehr Creative Writing Contest opens for submissions

Hannah Croft hannahcroft.md@gmail.com Columbia University and The Academy of American Poets are just a couple prestigious places winners of Cal Poly’s Al Landwehr Creative Writing Contest have been affiliated with. The contest, in its 43rd year, is named after nationally published author and Cal Poly professor Al Landwehr, and winners are published in “Byzantium,” Cal Poly’s literary […]

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Annual literary magazine turning pens

Cal Poly’s award-winning annual literary magazine “Byzantium” serves as a stepping-stone for serious writers, English professor and “Byzantium” adviser Kevin Clark said. The magazine has turned out award-winning and published poets and fiction writers since its beginning. The magazine began as a senior project back in 1990 by English major Jocelyn Webb. “Byzantium” publishes literary […]



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