The Equitorial is an online literary magazine curating international poetry written by undergraduate students. Their second issue was just released and can be found here.
Category: Publishing Opportunities
Call For Submissions: The Underground!
The Underground is taking submissions! We are looking to feature book reviews and interviews with alumni and faculty, written by current students. Have an idea, or a piece already written? Email Zach Sharp @ email@example.com.
Call For Submission: Prairie Margins
Bowling Green State University’s undergraduate literary magazine, Prairie Margins is now accepting submissions in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and visual art! This storied publication, founded in 1963, only accepts previously unpublished work, only from undergraduate students for its annual print issue. Submissions for their 2022-2023 edition are now open! Follow this to their submittable page for guidelines and to send in your stuff! Check out their website at https://prairiemargins.com/ for more about the magazine’s history, their archives and the quality of work they publish.
The Foundationalist is a literary journal at the University of Iowa and accepts undergraduate literary essays, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. There are no page limits or themes, and you can submit pieces you have written for a class so submit your best work!
In the past, this journal has published works from across the globe; giving writers the opportunity to join a community of over 125+ other authors from 70+ universities. If selected, the author’s writing will be published on academia.edu and in print format.
The deadline is March 21, 2021 at midnight. More information can be found on www.thefoundationalist.com and submissions and other queries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit & Get Published in a Literature Journal
For over nine years, the Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal at UC Berkeley has been showcasing the best undergraduate research in literature and media from universities all over the world.
They are inviting research papers from all those working in, around, or critically engaging with literary topics in a comparative nature. Papers in any language are welcome. Possible topics include but are not limited to:
· Papers comparing at least two authors or texts
· Interdisciplinary research engaging multiples disciplines within the humanities
· Research engaging with literary theory and schools of criticism
For more information and full submission guidelines, or to view past issues of CLUJ, please visit the website’s submissions page.
Submissions for the Fall 2020 issue will be accepted until March 1st 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time.
Link to submit HERE.
Currently Active Publications for Undergraduate Submissions
Here you’ll find an updated list of magazines, blogs, journals, etc. where undergraduate students can submit their work. Find out more at the links below (listed in alphabetical order)
The Allegheny Review — A nationwide literary magazine that annually publishes undergraduate poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and artwork.
Columbia Poetry Review — a student-edited, national literary journal published annually by Columbia College.
Crook and Folly — This is DePaul’s very own award-winning journal of literature and art. The journal is run by students and accepts submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, flash fiction, and dramatic lit.
North Dakota Quarterly — A literary and public humanities journal that has published a mixture of articles, essays, fiction, and poetry for over 100 years.
Rainy Day — Cornell University’s literary magazine. They accept fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and short plays from college undergraduate students.
The Foundationalist — An intercollegiate literary journal organized by undergraduate editorial boards at Yale University, Bowdoin College, and University of Iowa that publishes undergraduate pieces of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and essays.
The Orange Couch — A literary magazine created and run by tutors at the UCWbL for DePaul writers and alumni.
30 N — A fine arts undergraduate literary review published by North Central College.
Be sure to check back on an updated list.
Call for Papers: The Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
The Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal (CLUJ) at the University of California, Berkeley is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 issue!
They would like to extend this call for papers to all interested undergraduates and recent graduates. CLUJ invites research papers from all those working in, around, or critically engaging with literary topics in a comparative nature. Papers in any language are welcome. Possible topics include but are not limited to:
• Papers comparing at least two authors or texts
• Interdisciplinary research engaging multiples disciplines within the humanities
• Research engaging with literary theory and schools of criticism
For more information and full submission guidelines, or to view past issues of CLUJ, please visit the website submissions page.
Submissions for the Spring 2020 issue will be accepted until February 21 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time.
Upcoming Events: Crook & Folly Valentines Celebration
Next Thursday join Crook & Folly for their annual Valentines celebration!
Staff will be handing out valentines and providing information on how to submit to Edition 40 of DePaul’s arts and literature magazine.
Schmitt Academic Center PIT 12-3pm
Thursday, February 13th
Call for Submissions: HerStry magazine
HerStry, an online literary magazine and writing community for women based in Milwaukee, is open for 2020 submissions!
HerStry accepts both personal essays (not paying) and monthly theme essays (paying). They welcome women identifying writers of all levels and talents to tell their stories. They accept all types of stories as long as they are true and about you. No topic is off limits!
Women of color and LGBTQ writers are especially encouraged to submit.
Submissions guidelines can be found here and themes for the year may be found here.
Call for Submissions: Sonora Review
Sonora Review is still open to contest and non-contest submissions for Issue 77 until November 15th!
Sonora Review is run entirely by graduate students in the MFA program at the University of Arizona. They are among the oldest student-run literary journals in the country, and SR has been devoted since its founding in 1980 to offering a venue for exciting new and emerging authors, as well as prominent writers and artists.
The call for submissions is two-fold (see their call page for more info).
1. Nonfiction and flash contest submissions on the theme of ENCOUNTER ($15 entry fee)
2. Non-contest submissions in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and flash prose ($4-$5 entry fee)
[Please remember to follow general submission guidelines.]
$1000 and publication in Issue 77 of Sonora Review will be awarded for each winner of the Nonfiction and Flash Prose contests.
Lucy Corin – Flash Prose Contest
Rae Paris – Nonfiction Contest
For further information: