This semester our theme will be centered around how life has shifted throughout 2020. How has quarantine affected you? Do you have any dystopian stories, fiction or nonfiction, that you would like to share? Has life turned into an apocalyptic reality for you, and if so, how? We are looking for submissions that relate to these themes in particular, however our submissions are not open exclusively to these themes! If you have a piece that you would like to submit that does not fit into the theme, you are still welcome to submit it.
You may view the the submission guidelines below: All submissions must use 12 point font and be double spaced, poetry may be single spaced. DO NOT INCLUDE YOUR NAME anywhere on submitted pieces, it can only be on the submission form. We cannot accept previously published pieces and are only accepting work from current CSUMB Students. Please use .doc, .docx, or .rtf for written work. Make sure all files are labeled Genre_TitleOfWork (ex: Poetry_OttersAtWork)
Genre Guidelines: Poetry -
Submit up to 5 poems maximum.
If you have multiple submissions, you must not submit more than 10 pages collectively.
Multiple Poems cannot be on the same page; please separate poems by page.
If you have multiple submissions, you must not submit more than 5000 words collectively.
We are accepting:
Excerpts, Essays, Lit Reviews/Analysis, Personal Essays
Maximum of 3 pieces for submission
For citations please include footnotes in Chicago Style format.
Visual Art -
We are accepting:
Photography/Paintings and Drawings/Graphic Art/Audio/Video
50 MB Video/Audio
Audio: MP3 only
You can provide a scan of any medium.
For images please use .jpeg and .png formats only
Maximum of 5 submissions or 1 Photo Series.
Fill out the Google Form by clicking the "Submit Here" button below. Our submissions are currently open and we will be accepting works until March 1st, 2021. Any submissions receivedafter March 1st, 2021 will not be considered for the upcoming issue.