Each year, nearly 200 undergraduate writers and poets throughout North America, and sometimes beyond, come to Weber State University to present their work and learn from some of the most important writers in contemporary literature.

Submission Deadlines:
  • February 15th (Submission to Metaphor)
  • February 15th (Submission of papers to NULC conference)
Submitting Your Writing
Registration Dates:
  • February 2 to March 24 (Regular Registration)
  • March 25 to March 31 (Late Registration)
Attending the Conference

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Submitting your Writing

Deadlines

February 15 for abstract submission to Metaphor for consideration and possible publication.

February 15 for abstract submission of papers.

Categories

Research

  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • World Literature

Creative Works

  • Essays
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Creative Works in Spanish

Criteria

Participants need to have been an undergraduate student during the 2015-2016 academic year and have not yet attended graduate school.

Submissions must be original work.

Submissions should not exceed 15 pages and presentation of submissions cannot exceed 15 minutes.

Original poetry submissions have a three poem minimum and five poem maximum, unless submissions exceeds 15 minute reading limit.

Special Criteria For Spanish/Hispanic Submissions:

Creative submissions must be in Spanish.

Research submissions can be in Spanish or English.

Cover sheets must be in English

Submitting

Submissions are no longer being accepted.


Attending the Conference

If your submission is accepted to be presented at this year's conference.

Registration is $140 which includes an evening banquet on March 31st and breakfast on April 1st and 2nd and must be paid by March 24.

Late registration is $165 and, although you may attend the banquet, dinner may not be possible unless prior arrangements have been made.

A guest of a conference participant may attend any conference event at no additional cost, with the exception of the March 31st banquet. Banquet guest cost is an additional $35 per guest.

Travel, hotel accomodations and some meals are at the participant’s expense.

Hotels:

Hampton Inn & Suites Ogden
2401 Washington Boulevard
Ogden, Utah 84401

Courtyard Ogden
247 24th Street
Ogden, Utah 84401 USA

Ben Lomond Suites Historic Hotel
2510 Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT, US, 84401
Phone: (801) 627-1900 Fax: (801) 394-5342

Ogden Hilton Garden Inn
2271 S. Washington Blvd.
Ogden, Utah 84401
1-801-399-2000
To obtain the group rate if calling, guests should mention Weber State NULC conference block.


When:

Mar. 31 - Apr. 2, 2016

Where:

Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

Registration:

January 4 to March 24

Late Registration:

March 25 - March 31 ($25 Late Fee)