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"An international student literary magazine and a publication of the Creative Writing department at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts."

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Introduction

An international student literary magazine and a publication of the Creative Writing department at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts.

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Average acceptance rate
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Types of Submissions Accepted

6 genres

A general comment from the editor [coming soon]

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Fiction

Max words: 5000

Pieces over 1,200 words must have a marked excerpt. All excerpted submissions should include the full manuscript with selected portion clearly marked. If a piece is selected and over 1,200 words, only the excerpted portion will receive publication.

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Nonfiction

Max words: 3000

Essays up to 3,000 words may be submitted with excerpt, 1,200 words or under, clearly noted. As with fiction, if a piece is selected and over 1,200 words, the excerpted section is the only portion that will receive publication.

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Poetry

Poems can be any length and style.

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Play

If a piece is selected and over 1,200 words, only the excerpted portion will receive publication.

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Art

No specific limitations

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Photography

No specific limitations

fiction genre icon

Fiction

Max words: 5000

Pieces over 1,200 words must have a marked excerpt. All excerpted submissions should include the full manuscript with selected portion clearly marked. If a piece is selected and over 1,200 words, only the excerpted portion will receive publication.

lgbtq

nonfiction genre icon

Nonfiction

Max words: 3000

Essays up to 3,000 words may be submitted with excerpt, 1,200 words or under, clearly noted. As with fiction, if a piece is selected and over 1,200 words, the excerpted section is the only portion that will receive publication.

poetry genre icon

Poetry

Poems can be any length and style.

play genre icon

Play

If a piece is selected and over 1,200 words, only the excerpted portion will receive publication.

Need to know for submitting

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    Details

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    How to submit 🏗️

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  • 03

    Cover Letter and Bio 🏗️

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  • 04

    Awards

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    Demographics & Eligibility

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    Formatting requirements 🏗️

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    Rights for published work 🏗️

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Magazine

Founded in 1986 | United States

Masthead

We currently list only main editors, more will be added later! If you are an editor, you can edit your masthead in our admin panel :)

Brendan Nurczyk
Editor-in-Chief
Emma Klopfer
Junior Editor in Chief
Niveah Glover
Junior Editor in Chief
Chill Stats (note: this is not exactly accurate...)

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