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Student Programs at World Literature Today

Apply for internships, scholarships, and grants, or join the WLT Book Club or Student Advisory Board. There are tons of opportunities for involvement at WLT! Check out all our student programs below.

Poetry Untethered Magazine Stack, WLT

WLT is a firmly established literary magazine that has been in continuous publication for over 90 years. Interns at WLT can get experience in many aspects of the magazine publishing process including editing, writing, manuscript acquisitions, design, marketing, web development, social media, internet and library research, and more.

Students who have interned with WLT have gone on to careers with publications including Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, the New Yorker, Oklahoma Gazette, the Oklahoman, and others. For more, see a full list of our students’ success stories.


OU students meet famous author and 2012 Neustadt Prize Laureate Rohinton Mistry.
OU students meet famous novelist and 2012 Neustadt Prize laureate Rohinton Mistry in the OMU Ballroom.

Scholarships, fellowships, and research grants are all available from World Literature Today.

Students can apply for research grants any time of the year, and these grants help students who are working with visiting authors in the Neustadt courses sponsored by WLT, or who are working in areas relating to literary and international studies.

The Student Advisory Board officers for 2020-2021 (clockwise from top left): Abigail Clarke, Alex Crayon, Kelly Chong, and Andrew Carr