student publications and organizations

English-Related Undergraduate Student Organizations

Bricolage is the UW's undergraduate literary arts magazine, which is staffed by undergraduate students (managing editor, poetry editor, fiction editor, graphics editor, marketing director, etc.) elected each spring by their peers. Other students who wish to get involved with Bricolage can sign up to be part of one or more editorial ("reading") groups. These groups meet to read all of the submissions to the journal and to make a group decision about which pieces will ultimately be published. To get involved, contact Bricolage accepts submissions at various times throughout the year. See their website for details.

Blind Glass is a student-run poetry magazine at the UW. We welcome poems of all kinds and styles, from sonnets and triolets to fragments and found text. However, we are particularly interested in adventurous, unconventional work: writing that surprises, challenges, and most of all illuminates new possibilities for poetry. Blind Glass will be published as a PDF anthology, available online. Limited quantities of handmade hard copies will follow, and will be sold for a nominal price at select locations around Seattle. See Blind Glass on Facebook, check out the online issue, or contact Blind Glass at Read an article about Blind Glass in the UW Honors Newsletter.

AU (which stands for Alternate Universe) is the UW's speculative fiction journal, a quarterly that is "dedicated to fantasy, science fiction, magical realism and other strange and mystical genres." For more information about getting involved or submitting your work, visit their website or their facebook page, or e-mail

Sigma Tau Delta is the international English Honors Society. You can join the UW Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta whether or not you are a member of the international organization. Check their website for membership details, activities, scholarships, etc., or contact them at

Write Away! is a campus writers' group that meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm in SAVERY 141 (Winter Qtr 2015). Information about meetings is disseminated over the englmajors e-mail list. You can reach Write Away! at or join their facebook group.

The Poetry Brigade The UW Poetry Brigade is where you can be part of a real-life Dead Poets Society. It is a pop-up interest group, open to all. Meetings are scheduled and announced through its Facebook group. Read an article about the Poetry Brigade by the UW Daily newspaper.

Castalia is a monthly reading series at the Richard Hugo House Literary Arts Center featuring graduate students, faculty, and alumni from the Creative Writing Program at the University of Washington.

The UW Daily is a student-run daily campus newspaper. Students from all majors can participate as writers, editors, photographers, designers, etc.

PRSSA is the Public Relations Student Society of America at the University of Washington, an organization providing tools for students so that they can prepare for various areas of public relations careers through speakers, workshops, and networking.

The UW Film Club describes itself as "a ragtag band of cinephiles who meet weekly-ish to watch and chat about film and television." They also hold quarterly filmmaking contests and strive to support student filmmaking and film appreciation in the campus community. See an article about the club in the Arts & Sciences Perspectives newsletter or visit their Facebook page.

College of Arts and Sciences Groups

ArtsLink and WordLink are collaborative community of arts-related academic majors designed to help students get connected with faculty, courses, resources, opportunities, and events at the UW and beyond. ArtsLink encompasses the visual, literary, and performing arts, and WordLink focuses on the language- and literature-related majors.

Other Student Organizations

The UW has hundreds of special-interest Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) sponsored through the Student Activities Office. For a list categorized by topic, see the RSO Directory.

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