Welcome back and happy New Year to all of our K-State students! As you can probably tell, the site has been increasingly active since the commencement of the school year. We are in for a busy semester, with our currently active short story contest and the incoming Spring Institute just around the corner. The Institute will be held from March 31st – April 5th. We have been quite pleased with the results of applicants’ work during each session and have even published some of them in our last two publications of the journal. Students are highly encouraged to apply to the Institute while spots still remain, as $250 scholarships will be awarded to applicants that attend all sessions. You can apply here or on the link on the dedicated “Institute” page of the site. Hope to see you there!