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Arizona State University
Canyon Voices is an online literary magazine that features the works of emerging writers and artists. Founded in spring 2010, Canyon Voices is supported by students and faculty of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies at ASU’s New College. Accepting writing and artwork from undergraduates, graduates, faculty and the community, Canyon Voices seeks to publish works that engender thought and enrich the discourse around language, style, culture and gender. Superstition Review is the online literary magazine produced by creative writing and web design students at Arizona State University. Founded by Patricia Colleen Murphy in 2008, the mission of the journal is to promote contemporary art and literature by providing a free, easy-to-navigate, high quality online publication that features work by established and emerging artists and authors from all over the world. We publish two issues a year with art, fiction, interviews, nonfiction and poetry.
Bowling Green State University
Prairie Margins is the national undergraduate literary magazine at Bowling Green State University. Publishing writers since 1963, the magazine promotes undergraduate writing nationwide by providing a venue through which talented newcomers to the art of writing can be introduced to a wide audience every year with a print issue. Prairie Margins accepts poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, and photography. The Mid-American Review seeks to publish works of fine literary art from a diverse body of artists. We are on the lookout for work that has the power to move and astonish us while displaying the highest level of craft. We dedicate ourselves to encouraging, nurturing, teaching, and learning from the writers we meet through careful consideration of their work and meaningful dialogue. The writers in each issue shall include both well established poets and authors and brand new voices.Because the acts of writing and reading force people to slow down and examine the world and their part in it, MAR is in a position to foster peace and understanding and to make a positive difference, and we fully embrace the challenge of making the world a better place through literature. We are dedicated to finding new audiences for contemporary writing and to building the audience for our journal, while also providing an outlet for professional development and personal growth among staff members.
West Branch is a thrice-yearly magazine of poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews. confetti head is dedicated to making Bucknell University a more creatively conscious space through the sharing of literary and visual arts. We publish student fiction, poetry, nonfiction and other works of visual art. Our work is rooted in the belief that language plays an essential role in creating and sustaining a rich culture on campus . Our mission is to create a sense of community and camaraderie among all the student writers, readers and artists.
Woodcrest is a selective literary and arts publication project dedicated to showcasing the extraordinary talents of the Cabrini University community through poetry, screenplay, fiction and non-fiction writing, art, and photography.
Calumet College of St. Joseph
Against the Grain (ATG) is an annual publication of students' personal writings. In its pages you'll find literary works, such as short stories and poems that reflect the unique and diverse experiences of CCSJ students.
Cedar Crest College
Pitch: A Journal of Arts and Literature is an online publication that accepts submissions of original creative work by current Cedar Crest College students in the categories of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, scriptwriting, photography, art and digital art, video production, audio, and other creative new media works, and choreography. Onyx is a compilation of the winning pieces from three categories: poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Preterite, Cedar Crest College’s literary club, hosts an annual writing contest each year. This contest is one way to inspire and recognize the creativity and talent that thrives in the students of Cedar Crest College. The contest is open to the entire student body, and it is judged by a combination of faculty members and students from a range of disciplines. The cover photo was also chosen through a contest this year.
Centenary College of Louisiana
Pandora is Centenary College of Louisiana’s Art and Literary Magazine, featuring the creative works of current students and alumni.
The Minor Bird is Chatham’s Undergraduate Literary Magazine. We are a student-led, student-driven organization that is focused on creating a space for the creative and critical writers and artists on campus to display their work. The Fourth River is the literary journal of Chatham University’s MFA Program. We welcome submissions of creative writing that explore the relationship between humans and their environments, both natural and built, urban, rural or wild. We are looking for writing that is richly situated at the confluence of place, space and identity–or that reflects upon or makes use of landscape and place in new ways.
College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University
Founded in 1976, Studio One is the literary and visual arts journal published each spring by the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University. The journal–from submissions collection and editing to design and distribution–is run entirely by undergraduate students.
Currents is a Drury student-produced literary magazine that cycles new issues around campus twice a year. Sometimes Currents has a theme, and sometimes it doesn’t. If you are human and have a small splotch of creativity and are a Drury student, you should submit. The Currents staff continually accepts submissions of fiction, non-fiction, essay/review, interview, poetry, comics, art, and photography. New issues can be found in random buildings around campus and are always free to students, faculty, and staff. Created in the pre-Gutenburg Age (OK, pre-Facebook Age) by Drury student Eric Ferguson, Currents has transformed from a “punk” idea to a widespread and subversive forum for creativity. Eric envisioned irreverence and free-form, but never did he imagine that the publication would persist and grow to circulate over 200 copies an issue.
Fairleigh Dickinson University
The Literary Review (TLR) publishes the best new fiction, poetry, and prose from a broad community of international writers and translators, both emerging and established, whose commonality is literary quality and urgency of voice and artistic conviction. It is this genuine community of readers, writers, and publishers that distinguishes us. Our editorial standard is to read with an open, discerning mind, and to publish carefully and vigorously. We connect our writers to readers.
Franklin & Marshall College
Epilogue is a literary magazine that celebrates creative student works, including fiction, poetry, art, and nonfiction. FEM&M is a fresh, feminist literary & visual arts magazine, where we unite people and pull apart concepts. You are invited to write, create and take up space through our digital and printed mediums.
Franklin Pierce College
What does Nevermore have to do with Fiddlestix?
It’s simple. We used to be them. Here’s a little history on Franklin Pierce University’s original student publication. Fiddlestix Review was revived in 2009 by the Franklin Pierce Writing Club after a ten-year absence. An in-house magazine, Fiddlestix was dedicated to showing the fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays, and artistic works of students, faculty, alumni, and staff who had a strong connection to the Franklin Pierce Campus. In 2010, Nevermore was born from the ashes of Fiddlestix. Under a new name, new editorship, and full of new ideas, Nevermore has moved to a new website, but we’re not forgetting where we came from! The Northern New England Review is a literary journal published by Franklin Pierce University as a creative forum for writers exploring the Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont region. If you live here, lost or found your heart here, or are searching for it among our cedar forests, cold lakes, and rocky coasts, NNER has the poems, short fiction, and creative nonfiction you want to read. NNER is available in the periodicals sections of most public libraries and prisons in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont—more than 250 locations across northern New England. We are a fully inclusive journal and a proud member of the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP). Join us as we carve a new path through the literary terrain.
The Mercury has served as Gettysburg College’s literary magazine since 1899. Published annually, The Mercury seeks to showcase the best of student work in both the literary and visual arts. The Gettysburg Review, published by Gettysburg College, is recognized as one of the country’s premier literary journals. Since its debut in 1988, work by such luminaries as E. L. Doctorow, Rita Dove, James Tate, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Wilbur, and Donald Hall has appeared alongside that of emerging artists such as JM Holmes, Lydia Conklin, Jessica Hollander, Emily Nemens, Charles Yu, and Ashley Wurzbacher, who was recently named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree.
The Preface is a student-run and reviewed literature and art magazine. Its past includes beautiful and expressive works, name changes, and, at one point, nearly ending completely. With the work of a few dedicated individuals over the decades, Preface has survived as a medium of student expression for Goucher College.
Runestone is committed to nurturing the next generation of editors and writers. We provide intense mentorship and hands-on experience for student editors across multiple levels of expertise. We publish and promote the nation’s finest undergraduate writers in an online forum that is physically beautiful, and maintains or exceeds the standards of print. Water~Stone Review is a literary annual published by the The Creative Writing Programs at Hamline University. The review publishes work in all genres as well as essay/reviews and writers’ interviews. Features include three contests and photography curated by students at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. rock, paper, scissors is a literary magazine edited by and showcasing the creative work of students in Hamline University’s Creative Writing Programs. The magazine is a platform for emerging writers and scholars at Hamline University to engage in the larger world of art and academia.
Hawai'i Pacific University
HPU’s student literary magazine [Wanderlust] features short stories, nonfiction essays, and poetry by undergraduates from all over the university. All selections are chosen and edited by students who enroll in WRI 391—a course offered each fall term. In addition to giving students a venue for publishing their own creative work, the magazine gives students an opportunity to gain editorial experience. Hawai'i Pacific Review is the literary magazine of Hawai'i Pacific University. It features poetry and prose by authors from Hawai'i, the mainland, and around the world. HPR was started as a print annual in 1987. In 2013, it began to publish exclusively . Pieces from the magazine have earned Best of the Net Awards and Pushcart Prizes.
The Hofstra English Society publishes The New FONT, Hofstra’s student literature and art magazine featuring student prose, poetry, plays, essays, illustrations, graphic design, and photography. Windmill publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, art, and literary conversations. We feature emerging writers alongside established and strive to publish the voices of the traditionally unheard and underrepresented. Windmill is in search of compelling narrative engaged in language, place, creativity, and meaning. We especially welcome dynamic stories of injustice, inequality, and unrest told in a compelling, compassionate, and conscientious manner.
Humboldt State University
Toyon Multilingual Journal of Literature and Art at Humboldt State University is a student-run platform for voices in written or spoken word and art. Toyon recognizes diversity across disciplines, cultures, and regional boundaries with an emphasis on inclusivity, intersectionality, and multilingualism. Our journal promotes environmental and social justice, both in our content and our practices. We prioritize the use of sustainably sourced paper and toxic-free printing in our pursuit of literary and artistic excellence. The Matrix provides a space for the expression of feminist ideas, and the many forms that it comes in. Including but not limited to: poetry, fiction, news, politics and art. The Matrix staff accepts submissions from everyone willing to submit, there is no need to be a student or alumni. The Matrix has also been recognized as one of the top college publications by The Nation magazine, and has loyal readers all over the country.
Tributaries is a student-produced journal of creative work published at Indiana University East that offers invigorating and multifaceted fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, and visual art. Our modus operandi is to do two things: showcase the talents of writers and artists whose work feeds into a universal body of creative genius while also paying tribute to the greats who have inspired us. Indiana Review is a non-profit literary magazine dedicated to showcasing the talents of emerging and established writers. Our mission is to offer the highest quality writing within a wide aesthetic. As a biannual literary review, IR considers previously unpublished fiction, poetry, essays, and art. IR is edited and managed by Indiana University graduate students and funded mainly by subscriptions, grants, and partial university support.
Loras College has a rich tradition of literary/scholarly student publications. The Spokesman ran from 1903-1970. In 1974 the College’s literary tradition was revived with the first annual issue of Outlet. The year 1985 saw the initiation of another student publication then called Loras College Delta Epsilon Sigma All-College Writing, later to be renamed Alpha.In 2010, Outlet and Alpha merged to become The Limestone Review, co-sponsored by the English Program and Delta Epsilon Sigma. Catfish Creek, the national undergraduate literary journal of Loras College, is intended as a showcase for undergraduate writers from across the country and around the world. We welcome submissions of fiction, poetry, and literary nonfiction.
Mississippi University for Women
…[The Dilettanti] is a magazine produced by and for the students of MUW. Student editors are chosen each year, and submissions are solicited from current students. PONDER REVIEW is a student-run publication of the MFA program at Mississippi University for Women, staffed by graduate students under the direction of Brandy T. Wilson, formerly under the direction of Kendall Dunkelberg. PR publishes fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, short plays, new media, and visual art twice a year. We seek stories that challenge, stories that shift our view, ignite our imaginations, spark conversations, and linger with us long after our eyes leave the page. We invite you to explore, expound, and inspire through short plays, fiction, flash fiction, nonfiction, poetry, new media, and visual art.
Mount Saint Mary's University
Lighted Corners is an annual literary and arts magazine that publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, fine art, and photography created by students of Mount St. Mary’s University. Lighted Corners holds memberships with the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, the Associated Collegiate Press, and the Society for Collegiate Journalists.
North Central College
30 North is a national undergraduate literary journal. We accept submissions of previously unpublished poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction, as well as photos, digital art, drawings, and paintings. We also publish a variety of web content including interviews with authors and poets and reviews of contemporary literary works.
Kalliope, Penn State’s undergraduate literary magazine, is sponsored by the Penn State English Department. The name “Kalliope” is derived from the Greek muse of epic poetry. As one of the nine muses of the arts and sciences, Kalliope was called on by early Greek writers and artists for inspiration. As an online creative arts journal, KLIO encourages, amplifies, and celebrates a diverse range of literary and artistic media from Penn State creative artists. Like our sister print journal Kalliope, we publish traditional creative writing and visual art intended for the page, but we also aim to use our online platform to share digital and cross-disciplinary works, including performance art, music, dance, and film.
Queens University of Charlotte
Qu is a literary journal, published by the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. The Qu editorial staff is comprised of current students. We publish fiction, poetry, essays and script excerpts of outstanding quality. Payment upon publication is $100 per prose piece and $50 per poem. Qu is produced, printed and sold in Charlotte, NC. Signet Magazine is a proud staple of student excellence at Queens University of Charlotte. The magazine is a collaborative project that prints students' works in genres ranging from fiction and poetry to nonfiction, critical writing, and art. With the publication of the 2020-2021 edition, Signet started accepting music as a way to broaden the magazine's horizons and push for more inclusion amongst the student body.
Reading Area Community College
Legacy is an award-winning journal produced by students of Reading Area Community College. Legacy’s goal is to serve as our school’s creative outlet and provide a showcase for the excellence achieved by our students. Through prose, poetry, artwork, and photography, Legacy reflects the diversity and richness within RACC’s campus.
Saint Louis University
Welcome to The Kiln Project, Saint Louis University’s literary magazine. We accept submissions for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, visual art/photography, screenplays, original music/lyrics, and podcasts created by SLU undergraduate students. Our journal is released annually online, and the works selected for publication center around a different central theme for each issue.
Santa Clara University
The Santa Clara Review is a student-edited literary magazine which publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art. The magazine is published biannually in February and May, drawing on submissions from Santa Clara University students, faculty, and staff, as well as from writers around the nation and globe. The Review is entirely student run by undergraduate students who are actively enrolled.
We are a literary magazine, available online and in print, that publishes fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art. We invite student writers and artists from all SUNY campuses to submit. Edited by a rotating staff of students at SUNY Geneseo, Gandy Dancer is published twice yearly. MiNT Magazine is the longest running student-run literary magazine at the State University of New York at Geneseo. Issues of MiNT publish the written work and visual art of the student body here at Geneseo. Our mission is to provide an outlet for creative expression on campus that welcomes diverse voices making exemplary art.
Subnivean’s editorial mission is to curate and produce bone-deep, high-caliber literary art that speaks urgently to an evermore connected international audience. We will never charge readers to access the full contents of our issues.
Housed at the State University of New York at Oswego, where four times more snow falls on our city than Manhattan, we publish three issues per year: one in fall, one in spring, one in summer. Our hardworking SUNY undergraduate staff is nose-to-grindstone right now, bringing you high-caliber content amid the internet's clamoring chaos. The Great Lake Review (GLR) is a student-run literary publication based in SUNY Oswego. We publish student submissions once per semester. Our genres of submission include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, screenwriting, and playwriting. We also take pride in publishing art submissions.
The Susquehanna Review is an annual international undergraduate journal run by students at Susquehanna University. We feature work in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. Our mission is to share writing that is innovative and brave, full of fresh language that excites us as readers and as writers, honed in on the depth and variety of human experience. Essay is our student-run creative nonfiction magazine, which annually showcases student memoirs, personal essays and literary journalism pieces. Rivercraft is an annual collection of student poetry, short stories and novellas put together by students. Sanctuary Magazine was conceptualized several years ago by a few students who had a love for speculative fiction and wanted to create a safe space on campus for others who wrote it… Its aesthetic is continuing to mold into something unique and memorable. Because it has such a niche market of undergraduate writers and readers of speculative fiction (and other unconventional works), the next goal for the magazine is to become a national sensation.” Flagship is a magazine that will document the travels of Susquehanna students and bring their stories to life.
The Tusculum Review is a community of professional and undergraduate writers. Student editors develop crucial skills in the art of literary publication. We seek and publish thought-provoking writing from a diversity of international voices and experiences — both established and emerging.
UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
For over fifty years, Westwind has been printing poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, music, and everything in between. Westwind welcomes submissions from new and experienced writers and artists. We seek to cultivate and sustain networks between artists, writers, poets, and readers surpassing the bounds of UCLA’s campus, in which we were founded. Reflective of our inclusion of a variety of different art forms, Westwind encourages work to abandon formulaic and traditional demands and expectations. While we accept every medium, we remain appreciative of other kinds of work which furnish conventional forms of writing with contemporary values and concerns that resonate with our readers. Párrafo is an art and literary magazine under the direction of the graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese of the University of California, Los Angeles. Párrafo publishes academic, literary, artistic texts and artistic productions that offer a critical perspective on the issue’s theme.
UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Spectrum is an annual journal of art and literature published by the University of California Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies, founded in 1957 by Marvin Mudrick. Our mission is to publish a spectrum of voices, genres, and topics in each issue that encompass a wide range of human experiences. We value high quality work that doesn't fit in anywhere else--strange, brilliant, or funny pieces that make us come back again and again. Spectrum has a storied history — in our sixty plus years, we’ve published works by people like William Carlos Williams and Raymond Carver. But we’re always looking for up-and-coming writers and artists and love being the first place to publish new voices. The Catalyst is a contemporary literary arts magazine held on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara. This magazine comes from the hard work of a small group of talented students. These individuals edit and put together a magazine every quarter in less than ten weeks. The Catalyst combines spectacular art with an array of short stories, poems, prose, and other creative words.
University of Alaska: Fairbanks
Ice Box features fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, hybrid work and artwork from University of Alaska Fairbanks undergraduate students. For its first couple years, Ice Box was a renegade literary zine; in 2001, it was adopted by the English Department at UAF. The journal is produced with the help of university grants, and its editorial staff is a recognized campus student group. Permafrost wants the far-reaching, skittish, and confused/confusing. We want the crystalline and devastating. We want the sickly, the sweet, but not the sickly sweet. We want things to get ugly, or maybe beautiful. Give us the stuff you tucked away in the folder you hesitate to open on the weekdays—the pieces you scour and revise during weekend binges. You know, the intense 3am-on-a-Saturday, ersatz pieces. Push us with your intricate language, your lyrical alchemy. That’s what we’re looking for. Let’s get weird with it.
University of Houston
Glass Mountain, the undergraduate literary journal at the University of Houston, is run by undergraduate students for undergraduate students, with the wants, needs, and curiosities of the emerging artist in mind. Forward-thinking and -moving, Glass Mountain is aimed at inspiring creativity, encouraging growth within a craft, and teaching undergraduate students the process of publishing—and getting published—with a can-do attitude. It continually seeks new ways of connecting emerging literary and visual artists on a national level with their seasoned contemporaries in an effort to foster collective growth. Regardless of genre, style, or even language, Glass Mountain invites all undergraduates to join in our celebration of the spirit of community. Gulf Coast is a journal of literature, art, and critical art writing, founded by Phillip Lopate and Donald Barthelme in 1986, that publishes contributors who represent a flow of international cultures, voices, and aesthetics. Through programs and publications, and in collaboration with the University of Houston, Gulf Coast brings consequential art and writing to an engaged audience.
University of Minnesota
At The Tower, we aim to showcase the best work in literature and art from University of Minnesota undergraduates. We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. We believe artistic expression is necessary—it has the power to enlighten, challenge, and captivate. That’s why we strive to provide a creative outlet for those who wish to share their work. Our purpose is to promote and display original work by undergraduate writers and artists. This gives students the chance to have their work published in an esteemed literary magazine while collaborating with a devoted editorial staff. Great River Review is a literary magazine published by University of Minnesota. We seek to publish a diverse range of voices in poetry, nonfiction, fiction, book reviews, interviews, and special features that will connect writers and readers in our region with to each other, as well as to foster further conversations with national and international literary communities.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Furrow showcases outstanding writing and art from undergraduates across the U.S. Through the generous support of local donors and the UW-Milwaukee Department of English, we publish a full-color, print issue of the journal every May and feature new work regularly on our website. Our goal is to connect student writers and artists with a broader network of creative spirits within and beyond Milwaukee. We publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and comics from undergraduates all across the U.S. Cream City Review is Milwaukee’s leading literary journal devoted to publishing memorable and energetic pieces that push the boundaries of writing. Continually seeking to explore the relationship between form and content, Cream City Review features fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, visual art, reviews of contemporary literature and author interviews. Published biannually, Cream City Review is a volunteer-based, non-profit journal which has attracted readers and submissions from around the world. We receive approximately 4,000 submissions each year from emerging and established writers. The Masters Review is an online and in print publication celebrating new and emerging writers. We are on the lookout for the best new talent with hopes of publishing stories from writers who will continue to produce great work. We offer critical essays, book reviews by debut authors, contest deadlines, submissions info, and interviews with established authors, all with the hopes of bridging the gap between new and established writers.
The Phoenix is Westmont's literary, art, and music publication produced by students and featuring all student work. The Phoenix publication is made available during the annual spring semester Phoenix Night, which also spotlights live performances of student original music.
The Blue Route is an undergraduate literary journal run by students and faculty from Widener University. We publish short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction written by undergraduate writers from any school other than our own. There is a great deal of emerging talent in the undergraduate population, and we aim to showcase that talent in our journal. We pay our contributors $25 upon publication, and work hard to provide our contributors with a professional publication experience. Widener Ink, a literary journal published each spring, takes student submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama, and art. Additionally, working on the journal's staff gives students hands-on experience in editing and publishing. The Q&A Queerzine is a small zine staffed by LGBTQ+ writers and visual artists. Our need for community, support, and belonging brought us together to ask fundamental questions about our place in the writing world and in history. This zine was the answer
[Yale Literary Magazine] is a semesterly print magazine that showcases the creative work of Yale undergraduates. The Foundationalist is an intercollegiate literary magazine fully staffed by undergraduate editorial boards at three branches across the United States: Bowdoin College, Yale University, and The University of Iowa. Our aim is to showcase works that accurately represented the diversity of thought and innovation of undergraduates across the world. These works move beyond an understanding of the genre and instead, challenge or build upon it. In addition to publishing outstanding writing, we provide an inclusive space for members to be trained in editorial adjudication, decision-making, and a love for reading. At The Yale Review, we believe in the power of connecting great minds across disciplines, backgrounds, and generations. As a renowned journal of literature and ideas, TYR has been privileged to publish both established names and rising literary talent, including Virginia Woolf, Robert Lowell, Thomas Mann, Bayard Rustin, Louise Glück, Adrienne Rich, José Ortega y Gassett, Joyce Carol Oates, James Merrill, Cathy Park Hong, Sheila Heti, and Namwali Serpell. Today, TYR continues to evolve under our new editor Meghan O’Rourke, an acclaimed poet, memoirist, and critic.