Station Eleven – “Survival Is Insufficient”
Poster Design Contest

Post-Apocalyptic Propaganda Poster Design Competition

Design a poster that may have been used for propaganda after the outbreak of the Georgia Flu pandemic in Station Eleven. These posters would have been used by an organization formed after the flu has taken out most of the world’s population, to help what remains of the human race to survive.


  • Deadline is Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 5 p.m., NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Poster and submission online form should used
  • The submission form is available HERE:
  • Competition is open to the general public
  • Only online submissions will be accepted

Poster Requirements

  • 24 x 36 inches
  • Bleed required
  • Must be saved in high resolution and submitted as a PDF file

If you have any questions regarding the poster competition, please contact Samantha Jacquest at

© UW-Parkside/Alyssa Nepper 2017

The NEA Big Read is an initiative between the National Endowment for the Arts and Arts Midwest, and aims to “broaden our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary titles that reflect many different voices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation and discovery.” This year’s selection, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, is set in a post-apocalyptic future and teaches us that “survival is insufficient.”

The NEA Big Read Grant has again been given to a Kenosha-area organization, this year the University of Wisconsin-Parkside Library. Event organizers have already planned more than 30 events in the Kenosha and Racine areas. Kenosha Creative Space and Blue House Books will be assisting in organizing two events for the 2018 NEA Big Read.

About Kenosha Creative Space Inc.: A nonprofit organization established in February 2016, Kenosha Creative Space is committed to creating economic opportunities for local artists, musicians, creatives, entrepreneurs and their local partner organizations. The partner organizations and individual supporters share the goal of using their collective resources for the mutual benefit of the Kenosha Creative Space, the creative community and the community at large.

About Blue House Books: Blue House Books was established in May 2017 as a mobile bookselling business. BHB has hosted dozens of pop-up events in Kenosha and surrounding communities, and will continue to offer quality new and used books in 2018. We are also planning several community events for the coming year in order to bring Kenosha closer to its local authors, community activists, and the love of reading.

About Kenosha Fusion: Fusion is an intimate performance space showcasing local and regional talent. Live performances of various types will be featured; Music, Standup, Plays, Recitals, Puppet Shows, Art Shows, Open Mics and other forms of live performance. Live recording and streaming of shows will help in providing exposure to the performing artists via the interne