About Us

Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Century Magazine is an annual literary magazine comprised of art, photography, prose and poetry and published by students of Carroll University. The staff of Century Magazine also holds and promotes literary and artistic events on campus.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

2009 Century Magazine Release Party!

On Wednesday, April 22nd from 6:00-9:00 pm, Century will be celebrating the release of the 2009 magazine at Sprizzo Gallery and Cafe - 363 W Main Street in Waukesha! Bring your friends and enjoy the free food, door prizes, live music, and free copies of the magazine. Music begins at six; at seven, Carroll students published in this year's magazine will present their creative works. We hope to see you all there!

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Century-sponsored event: Visiting Playwright Nilo Cruz

Nilo Cruz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, will speak at Carroll University on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 pm in the Stackner Ballroom of the Campus Center. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for his play "Anna in the Tropics." Cruz will read new work, answer questions, and sign books on Thursday. Additionally, Cruz will hold an informal talk on Friday, March 27 in Otteson Theater at 12 noon. Cruz is Carroll University's Fifth Annual Distinguished Visiting Author. Come take part in his visit to campus!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

English Faculty Reading

Carroll University English faculty will be reading their work on Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall in Shattuck. Come support our professors and listen to what they've been working on!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Century Magazine Staff 2008-2009

Click on the link below to view our stunning staff members and find out a little bit about each of them:


Aren't they grand?

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Century-sponsered Event: Visiting Poet Cathryn Cofell

Poet Cathryn Cofell will be visiting Carroll on Thursday, November 6. At 7 p.m. in the Oak Room of the Campus Center, Cofell will read and discuss her work and answer questions.

Cofell is the author of five books, including "Sweet Curdle" and "Kamikaze Commotion," has received more than 30 awards and has had her poetry, essays, and articles appear in hundreds of journals and anthologies. She is a passionate advocate for the arts, having advised the Wisconsin governor for the creation of the state poet laureate, served as founding two-term chair for the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission and on the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets.

Come and welcome Cofell to Carroll and experience the work of a published poet!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008


On Tuesday, November 11th at 8 p.m. Century will be hosting the second reading of the year. It's set to take place in the PIT.

E-mail Nick or Chelsea if you're interested in reading; their e-mails are in a column to the right. If you're unsure about reading but decide you want to the night of, there will be an open-mic portion following the planned portion of the evening. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to present their work!

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Century-sponsored Event: Being a Poet & Paying the Bills

Century Magazine, together with the Milwaukee Book Festival, presents a conversation with Waukesha native Jim Schley on his life, writing and how to make a living as a writer. Jim Schley is a distinguished poet and Director of Robert Frost Place in Vermont. Although he's a poet, he's interested in many genres and is open to any questions you may have.

Being a Poet & Paying the Bills will take place on Friday, October 10th, 2008 and run from 11 am - 12 noon in the Boardroom of the Campus Center. Come and learn tips to transform your passion for writing into a successfull career!