Call for Poets: Alpha Nu Zeta’s Student Poetry Showcase!

Alpha Nu Zeta’s Student Poetry Showcase

Thursday, April 17th, 7-9PM at The Poetry Center

To celebrate Poetry Month, Alpha Nu Zeta is hosting a Student Poetry Showcase! Please join us on the evening of April 17th for an intimate gathering featuring live performances by talented student poets from the Stony Brook campus community. This is a free event, and it is open to everyone. A reception with the poets will follow the show, and light refreshments will be served.



For those interested in performing, here is the call for submissions. You do not have to be a current Stony Brook student to submit: Almuni are welcome!



Alpha Nu Zeta Call for Poets

Are you a poet interested in sharing your work with the Stony Brook literary community? Submit your pieces to Alpha Nu Zeta’s upcoming Poetry Showcase! Alpha Nu Zeta, the Stony Brook chapter of the International English Honor Society, is seeking poets from Stony Brook University to share their work at a live show in the Poetry Center this April. Poetry featured in the show will also be published on the Alpha Nu Zeta blog.

All varieties of poets and poetry are welcome, from sestinas to spoken word. You may submit as many or as few poems as you like; poets chosen for the show will be asked to perform for three to eight minutes, but how you fill that time is up to you.

If you have work that you would like to share, please submit it as an attached Word document to, with Poetry Submission in the subject line. The deadline for initial submissions is Saturday, March 8th. Can’t make the deadline? Send us a quick email by Saturday indicating your interest, and we’ll try to work with you. (Note: If you feel that your work needs to be heard aloud, you may submit a video or audio file instead of a Word document). Finalists will be invited to an in-person audition on Thursday, March 13th.

If you have any questions about the show, please direct them to us at We hope to hear from you!

Best regards,

Rosie, Elizabeth, Zaira, David, Anthony, and Heather

Executive Board

Alpha Nu Zeta Chapter

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society

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The Literary Character Expo is upon us!

Think you know your literature?  Well be prepared!  On Wednesday, April 17th from 7-10 in the Poetry Center, Alpha Nu Zeta will be hosting its first ever Literary Character Expo.  Please clear your calendars and get ready for a night of fun, games, prizes, and more, this will certainly be a night to remember!  Who will you recognize?



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Upcoming Event: The Literary Fashion Show


We are getting ready to host our first event of the semester: The Literary Fashion Show! It will be a night to remember! Plans currently include costumes, food, and multiple giveaways and prizes! Come dressed to impress as a favorite character of yours, or simply come to join the fun. Keep checking back for updates.

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