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We're Looking For...

We welcome submissions from any undergraduate and graduate student at Virginia Tech. Submitting to the magazine is a great way to get your creative work out into the world, and "published" makes a great line on your resume! Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


Poetry & Prose

We accept:

  • poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, humor columns, and more


  • double spacing and 12 pt font

  • Prose submissions are limited to 10 pages, and poems should be kept to one page

  • Files should be submitted as .doc, .otd, .txt, or .rtf files (we currently cannot accept .docx)

We will accept up to 5 pieces from each person.


Art & Photography

We accept:

  • paintings, illustrations, architectural drawings, sketches, sculpture, and more


  • Make sure that photographs of your piece are appropriately cropped

  • All submissions must have a resolution of at least 300dpi and dimensions of at least 4x6 inches

  • pdfs are preferred, but we also accept .tif, .jpeg, .esp, .bmp, .psd, and .ai files

We will accept up to 10 submissions from each person.

How to Submit...

Please use our submissions uploader, if this is not working then email submissions to


Some Technical Stuff

All files must be named with the title of the work. For example, a photo titled "Rain" should be labeled "Rain."

We will not accept files labeled "untitled" or something similar to "DSC_0000."


Do not put your name on your submission (either in the document or in the file name). If you submit by email, include your contact information in the body of the email and make sure your file size does not exceed 2MB.

If you are submitting multiple pieces you should submit one piece at a time (i.e. one submission per piece).

Fall 2022 Featured Creatives



  • Editors' Choice: Epilogue by Emma Wilson

  • Ophelia by Wynter Cantrell

  • En las nubes by Giovanna De La Rose Diaz

  • Breathe by Victoria Freeman

  • Mi Abuela by Victoria Freeman

  • Lilly Pads by Callie Houston

  • Hidden by Leonor

  • Viana Woman by Leonor

  • allmanjuvet by Virginia Martin

  • Skoota Boats by Will Schrant

  • I can feel things by Tai Ji-Yang Weinsteiger

  • kitchen by Tai Ji-Yang Weinsteiger

  • Tributary by Emma Wilson



  • Editors' Choice: San Antonio, Perú by Maria Carrillo

  • La casa de mi Abu by Maria Carrillo

  • 1.85 to 1 by Maria Carrillo

  • In Search of Stability by Israel Maturano

  • Keep Off by Aastha Mistry

  • Centerpiece by Aastha Mistry

  • Lunar Flyby by Ameer Mohammed

  • New Day Rising by Ameer Mohammed

  • Ataraxia by Rupabali Samanta

  • Baby Timber Rattlesnake by Joshua Ward

  • Perspectives of Blue Marsh Lake by Amber Williams

  • The Approach by Amber Williams


  • Editors' Choice: Cavity (after André Breton) by Parker Morris

  • Attempted Metempsychosis by Grace Cutsinger

  • Hidden Truths by Grace Cutsinger

  • Waiting with Charles by Emelia Delaporte

  • Growing Pains by Hani Fleenor

  • woman in the well by Sarah Giusti

  • Refugees in Martha's Vineyard by Shruthi Manimaran

  • Gargoyle by Parker Morris

  • Peace Be With You by Naheda Nassan

  • time oceanic by Tex Naughton-Rockwell

  • this isn't friendship, but it's what we've named it by Seferina Olivo

  • The Two Suns by Riley Vinluan​​



  • Editors' Choice: A Trip to the Salon by Safyque xRichardson

  • Exit by Tayler Butters

  • Feminist Physics by Kiera Cleveland

  • Jewelweed by Grace Daniels

  • Fireflies and Grass Rings by Lena Mahyoub

Spring 2023 Featured Creatives



  • Editors' Choice: Manhattan by Harshal Pilania

  • fractals self portrait by Hannah Plishker

  • linoleum print 13  by Hannah Plishker

  • Winchell's by Will Schrant



  • Editors' Choice: Sound View Cafe by Ameer Mohammed

  • Late Summer by Henry Coddington

  • Tending by Henry Coddington

  • Appalachian Wheat by Henry Coddington

  • A Musical in the lake by Mohit Gupta

  • A City filled with Fog by Mohit Gupta

  • River Reflections by Ameer Mohammed

  • Limbo by Reese Roberts

  • Digital Portraits of Grace Choi by Gwen Saunier

  • The Lighthouse by Lillie Tynch


  • Editors' Choice: There's a Southern Magnolia by Lena Mahyoub

  • Seasonal Elegies by Grace Daniels

  • men's deodorant by Emelia Delaporte

  • Sting by Emelia Delaporte

  • Refraction by Benjamin Epling

  • Apple by Savannah Gentry

  • How the Grass Grows Blue by Adison Moore

  • Our Handprint Sofa by Adison Moore

  • Aubade by James O'Brien

  • Day in the Life by James O'Brien

  • wintering and stubborn will by Seferina Olivo

  • crossroads by Mark Postovalov

  • velvet spikes by Mark Postovalov

  • Victus by Eva Snaith



  • Editors' Choice: My Desert Ramble by James O'Brien

  • Grandfather at the End of Mind by Sofie Anderson

  • Lazy Ass Lazy Eyes by Isaac Maxey

  • What Do I Wear to My Friend's Funeral by Zach Murphy

  • The Next Great Atomic Road Trip by James O'Brien

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