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English and creative writing student groups

Black Squirrel Productions
A still frame from a Black Squirrel Productions video.

Unabridged

Unabridged is Augustana's club for English and creative writing majors. Every two weeks the group meets for English major coffee hours or to sponsor campus-wide events like Yoga for Writers, a book vs. movie club, Cards Against Humanity games, end-of-term Write-Ins, or workshops on job seeking and applying to grad schools.

President: Allyson Jesse

Vice President: Sabrina Hill

Advisor: Meg Gillette

SAGA

SAGA is Augustana's art and literary magazine. Published once a year, the student-run magazine accepts student submissions of poetry, fiction, and artwork, including drawings, paintings, and photography. The SAGA staff also organizes poetry slams, readings and a yearly gallery walk featuring student art work.

Advisor: Rebecca Wee.

Black Squirrel Productions

Black Squirrel Productions is an interdisciplinary film society that provides an opportunity for students to make movies and develop multi-media portfolios.

Advisor: Kevin Carton

Award-winning poet and activist to visit Augustana

American poet, professor and human rights activist Carolyn Forché will read poetry and from her 2019 memoir at Augustana College Oct. 1.

Calvin Vo and Jenny Winn

On stage, in the spotlight and in the Quad Cities

Alumni involved in musical theatre give great reviews to staying local.

English and creative writing majors at Art Institute

A writer goes ‘along for the adventure’

During a field trip, Jack Harris ’20 takes notes and ‘inches closer to understanding’ why he wants to write.