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The CSB/SJU Literary Arts Institute supports authors, publications and the arts of photography, letterpress, and lettering. The center is a vital part of the university’s creative culture. Find out how you can support this amazing institute. We look forward to seeing you there! We’ll also be sharing news about the new exhibition “Lighthouse” in April, so make sure to subscribe! There’s also plenty of other ways to support the arts at SJU!
CSB/SJU Literary Arts Institute supports publications and authors
The CSB/SJU Literary ArtsInstitute fosters creative writing and publishing, and promotes interaction between students and writers. Through its annual Manitou Fellowships and Minnesota Street Creative Writing Workshops, the Institute brings nationally renowned authors to CSB/SJU to share their craft with students. Similarly, it supports underrepresented authors through its partnerships with independent presses and Welle Book Arts Studio.
CSB/SJU Literary Arts Institute supports the arts of letterpress
Letterpress has been around for centuries, but it is still in high demand among designers. Letters are printed using metal type, natural materials, and human labor. The CSB/SJU Literary Arts Institute supports the arts of letterpress. While letterpress was once a popular type of printmaking, digital printing has become a more common option for book creation. The CSB/SJU Literary Arts Institute supports the arts of letterpress with the Welle Book Arts Studio.
In addition to supporting the arts of letterpress, the CSB/SJU Literary Art Institute fosters undergraduate creative writing and publishing. The McNeely Creative Writer in Residence provides constructive feedback and advice to undergraduate creative writers. The Institute also fosters publications and awards the Sister Mariella Gable Prize, given by the College of St. Benedict, and the Graywolf Press. In addition, the Institute supports the arts of letterpress through collaborations with Welle Book Arts Studio and independent presses.
CSB/SJU Literary Arts Institute supports the arts of photography
The CSB/SJU Literary Art Institute supports the arts of photography, writing and publishing through collaborative programs and the creation of new works of art. In addition to supporting undergraduate students, the institute also fosters publication through the Sister Mariella Gable Prize, which is awarded by the College of St. Benedict and Graywolf Press. The Institute also encourages letterpress through collaborations with independent presses and the Welle Book Arts Studio.
CSB/SJU is a leading baccalaureate university in the United States, enrolling more than 250 students from over 50 countries. It has been recognized nationally for its extensive study abroad programs, ranking it second among baccalaureate institutions in the United States by The Institute of International Education. CSB/SJU has 18 semester-long study abroad locations, including several cities in the Republic of Ireland.