We accept submissions year-round by enrolled undergraduate and graduate IUPUI students.

Our fall deadline is 10/10/21. Submissions received after this date will be considered for the spring 2022 issue.

$100 "Best of" scholarships are awarded each issue for four categories: fiction & screenwriting; nonfiction; poetry; art & comics.

Please see individual genre guidelines before submitting. All submissions are judged anonymously.


File format: .docx (Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, single-spaced, numbered pages)

Word limit: 3,500 words per story

Submission limit: up to two stories. Please submit stories separately.

Do not include your name in the attached works.

File format: .docx (Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, single-spaced)

Submission limit: up to five poems. Please submit poems separately.

Do not include your name in the attached poems.

File format: .docx (Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, single-spaced, numbered pages)

Word limit: 3,500 words per essay

Submission limit: up to two essays. Please submit essays separately.

Do not include your name in the attached works.


We accept all forms of nonfiction with literary value, including but not limited to the genres of memoir, journalism, criticism, history, and philosophy. 

File format: .docx (Microsoft Word, Times New Roman, single-spaced, numbered pages)

Word limit: 3,500 words per screenplay

Submission limit: up to two screenplays. Please submit screenplays separately.

Do not include your name in the attached works.

File format: TIFF, JPEG, or PNG; width: 850-900px; Landscape preferred; 300-600dpi

Size limit: up to 5 pages

Submission limit: up to two comic strips. Please submit comic strips separately.

Do not include your name in the attached works.

Art

File format: TIFF, JPEG, or PNG with a resolution of 300-600dpi.

Submission limit: up to five pieces. Please submit pieces separately.

Do not include your name in the file name.

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