Two very exciting announcements tonight!
R2's Open Mic Night has returned!!
When: Friday, October 17
Where: Willy's Pub
If you're an aspiring writer or poet with a written piece you'd like to showcase, or an artist with a song (or perhaps even a rap) you'd like to perform, or if you're a budding stand-up comedian with a routine you'd like to try on the crowd, then we want YOU to perform on our stage! Or, if you're just an individual who enjoys seeing their peers showcase their talents, then JOIN US for a night sure to be full of creativity and good entertainment! Of course, there will also be plenty of free food and soda, as well as alcohol for those of age.
The monthly writing contest is now LIVE!
This month, the theme is
For example, you could write an urban legend explaining why Sewall Hall is so. freaking. creepy. Because let's face it, Sewall Hall is hella weird, and we need to know why it gives everyone the creeps. So get creative and submit, submit, submit! We will be accepting submissions from now through 11:59PM on October 31st. For more details regarding submissions, please look to our Facebook event page!
And that's all for tonight! Happy Wednesday!
A poet is a professional maker of verbal objects.
-W. H. Auden
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Rice University's undergraduate literary magazine. Here you can find event updates, monthly writing contest winners, and opinions by the R2 staff on what's new, interesting, or subject to discussion in the literary and arts world.