Three OU Visual Communication students awarded for their designs for the 2019 Neustadt Lit Festival

News and Events The prize-winning poster design by OU student Marley Smith NORMAN, OKLA. (Friday, September 13, 2019) – University of Oklahoma students Marley Smith, Abby Merz, and Sadie Gorham have been awarded first, second, and third place, respectively, as this year’s winners of the annual Neustadt Lit Festival poster design project. The students participated in the competition as a part of an annual collaboration with World Literature Today and the University of Oklahoma School of Visual Arts. Smith’s winning design will be used in all the promotional materials for the 2019 Neustadt Lit Festival that will occur this fall, October 15–17, on the University of Oklahoma campus. The festival’s schedule of events and full list of featured writers, artists, and scholars are now also available online. The festival will feature the ninth NSK Prize laureate and guest writer Margarita Engle, who is a Cuban American author of over two dozen books, including The Surrender Tree, which won the Newbery Honor, and The Lightning Dreamer, which won a PEN USA Award. Visual Communication professor and undergraduate coordinator Karen Hayes-Thumann has incorporated this design project for nine consecutive spring semesters as part of an undergraduate course. This year, WLT’s editor in chief, Daniel Simon, and art director, Jen Rickard Blair, visited with the class and corresponded with the students to provide feedback and help them refine their... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-13 16:04:43 UTC ]
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