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Spring 2019 Edition of Volition Is Here!
Our Spring 2019 edition of Volition is here!
Beyond the Pages: Jamie Gergen
Jamie Gergen “fell into writing” as he stated through his Intro to Creative Writing class at George Mason University. In a pursuit to continue his education to move up in his career, he fell in love with writing. He changed his major to English and is now studying abroad at Oxford for his last semester at GMU. Jamie submitted a flash fiction piece in our Fall 2018 edition. He invites his readers onto the lake that him and his father meet annually to fish. While interviewing Jamie, we learned that this tradition with his Dad is something he holds near and dear to his heart. Jamie faces the fact…
Beyond the Pages: Olivia deGregory
Olivia deGregory is the poet behind “How to Survive as a Foreigner in America” that was published in Volition’s Fall 2018 edition. In her poem, originally written for her Intro to Creative Writing class, she highlights the challenges foreigners face when introduced to American culture. She creates a quick and punchy list of do’s and don’ts for those who do not call America home. Her background as a Bahamian has given her a unique experience that she channels through her writing and everyday life. Check her out on social media: @olivialiedel. Beyond the Pages is Volition’s way of highlighting the student artists here at Mason who…
Beyond the Pages: Sydney Noel
Sydney Noel is junior at George Mason University who has been writing since 10th grade. After her grandmother Ruth passed away, writing became her outlet to vocalize and put words to her emotions. She is currently studying Applied Computer Science with a concentration in software engineering. Noel is an aspiring author and web developer. Her poem “American Fables” is found in Volition’s Fall 2018 edition where she explicitly addresses issues of discrimination, racial bias, and socioeconomic strife in regards to people of color. Follow the poet @sydneynoels on Instagram and Twitter. Beyond the Pages is Volition’s way of highlighting the student artists here at Mason who…
Fall 2018 Edition of Volition Has Arrived!!
Our Fall 2018 Edition is printing as we speak but in the meantime check out the online version of our most recent edition of Volition!
Submission Deadline: November 3
Hey there Mason Nation! Don’t forget that the submission deadline for our magazine is SATURDAY NOVEMBER 3! We want as many submissions as possible, so if you like to write prose, poetry, screenwriting, or art and photography, then be sure to head over to the “Submit” tab and enter your work for a chance to be featured in our Fall 2018 volume of Volition! Wondering how to submit? Check out the video below:
Welcome Back, Mason Nation!
WELCOME BACK MASON NATION! Congrats on completing the first two weeks of school! The team here at Volition is extremely excited for this semester and all that we have planned! Make sure you mark these activities in your calendars (flyers with these events will be coming shortly!): –Friday, September 21st: Our FIRST Open Mic Night of the semester! All are invited to showcase your talents! (Location: JC Bistro, 7-10pm). –Friday, October 5th: Stop by the Chipotle on campus and grab yourself a bite to eat while supporting our fundraiser! (Location: Chipotle in the JC, 4-8pm). –Friday, November 2nd: Our SECOND and FINAL Open Mic Night of the semester! Join us and…
SUBMISSION DEADLINE MARCH 31ST!
March 31st is the deadline to submit your original work for a chance to be featured in our Spring issue of Volition! We want all prose, poetry, screenwriting, art, and photography to be submitted! We are also really looking for art and photography submissions! We know you guys are out there…. SO SUBMIT! bit.ly/Submit2Volition
Our Biggest Open Mic Night to date?
Yes, this last open mic night of the semester could quite possibly be our BIGGEST open mic night we at Volition have ever had! We are happy to announce that we are partnering with House Studios, a Grammy-winning multi-media recording company! Three of their signed artists, Mannywellz, Sydney Franklin, and Luke James Shaffer, will be in attendance! WE WANT EVERYONE who has ANY talent to come on out on Thursday, March 8th! Do you like stand-up? Come crack a joke. Are you a magician? Come wow us with some tricks! Have some spoken word you’d like to share with the audience? Move us! Thursday, March 8th, starting at 7pm in the…
FEBRUARY 15TH OPEN MIC NIGHT!
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR! Join us on February 15th from 7-10pm in the JC Bistro for another amazing Open Mic Night! There will be comedy, poetry, written word, music and free food! CAN’T WAIT TO SEE EVERYONE THERE!