Undergraduate students who are interested in submitting their writing for publication or for presenting at a conference can find information here on Calls for Papers that have been sent to the Department of English. Questions regarding calls for submissions should be addressed to the publication or to Bryn Thompson at email@example.com.
Current Calls for Papers
The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism is an international publication of the University of Wisconsin-Madison devoted to publishing outstanding essays of undergraduate literary analysis.
The journal is currently calling for papers analyzing any form of literature in 8-20 pages. Articles will be chosen for the originality, eloquence, and quality of academic research. This is an excellent and rare opportunity fall all literature majors, and especially for those considering graduate school or a career in publishing. Students may submit up to two papers.
Submissions and any questions can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission deadline: Jan. 15, 2018
MR. MA’AM, a queer literature and art journal published out of Emory University in Atlanta. is seeking literary and artists work that reflects and explores queer themes and experiences. While writers need not be LGBTQ+, submitted work should be intrinsically linked to queerness and sexuality.
Beyond this, there are no formal/genre guidelines. The editors only ask that the pieces be daring, innovative, and relevant in contemporary society.
Accepted genres include short fiction, creative nonfiction, dramatic literature, poetry, and visual art.
Submitters must be enrolled or affiliated with a university or college. Pieces previously published cannot be considered. Submitting is free.
Simultaneous submissions will be accepted on the basis that the submitters will notify MR. MA’AM in the event of the piece’s publication in another magazine. The piece will then be removed from the selection process.
Please attach literary submissions as a word document (.doc, .docx, or .rtf). Please attach all visual art submissions as a .jpeg or .png. Do not include your name on the piece. Please title your submission.
- Fiction and creative nonfiction submissions will not exceed 7,500 words per piece. Dramatic pieces of up to 20 pages will be accepted. Up to two pieces of fiction, creative nonfiction, or drama may be submitted.
- Up to 5 pieces of poetry may be submitted by a writer, with a 15 page, single-spaced length limit.
- Up to 10 pieces of visual art/photography will be accepted per artist.
Submissions and any questions can be sent to: email@example.com
Submission deadline: Feb. 16, 2018