We accept both academic and creative work produced by the College of Arts and Sciences students. As such, we welcome a wide range of submissions including research and analysis papers, case studies, short stories, essays, poems, photographs and photo essays, artwork, novel excerpts, short plays, and others. Submissions close the Friday before the finals of each semester. Submissions received after the Friday before finals will be considered for the following semester’s issue.
For Academic Work
In order to be considered for publication, academic work must be submitted to the editors along with a faculty recommendation. The recommendation can be informal. When submitting academic work, note in the body of the email that you have discussed submitting the work with a faculty member. Include contact information for the faculty member. Submitted work can be a maximum of 15 double-spaced pages and must be formatted using the citation style appropriate to the content. Submit the work and the faculty recommendation to the editors by email.
We encourage contributors to submit multiple pieces in this category. A faculty recommendation is not necessary. Please submit artwork in image files only. We will not accept artwork submitted in a pdf. To ensure that the integrity of the art remains intact, please submit high-resolution images only. Artwork should be submitted by email.
We encourage contributors to submit multiple pieces in this category. A faculty recommendation is not necessary. Please submit poetry in a Word document only. Submit poetry by email.
For Fiction & Creative Non-fiction
We ask that contributors submit a maximum of two fiction or creative non-fiction pieces per semester. A faculty recommendation is not necessary. Please submit your work in a Word document with the text double-spaced with a maximum of 30 pages. Submit fiction and creative non-fiction by email.
How to Submit
We only accept email submissions. Please send all submissions by email.
The editors will review your work and notification of the decision will be sent to your Athens State email address. Note that notifications will be sent from the editor’s student email.
In the case of acceptance, the editors will request that you submit a small bio about yourself to be included in the Contributor Notes section of the journal. You can include information such as your major, writing interests, hometown, favorite literature, or other appropriate personal information. Limit 75 words.