Category: Events


  • Book Publishing

    This event took place on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 Who are the Big Five? What’s the difference between a small press and a university press? What are the pros and cons of publishing with each, and how does one approach each type? Learn all this and more at this session, which will include a fun […]

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  • Grad School for Creative Writers

     This event took place on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 Do you need an MFA in Creative Writing in order to be a writer? What about a PhD? When is the right time to pursue the degree-–right after college or a few years later? Learn the answers to these questions and more. Takeaway Resources Speakers: […]

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    The Business of Being a Writer

    Cardinal Directions will kick off its Spring 2022 schedule with an 8-week series of events aimed at creative writers at Ball State. The topic is “Writers at Work,” focused on understanding the business of publishing. The events are sponsored by the Creative Writing Program and the Compass Advantage. It’s also a special topics class (ENG […]

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