Submission Guidelines

Length
Poetry of up to 80 lines
Fiction and creative nonfiction of up to 4,000 words, double-spaced
Art in all mediums

Format
Prose submissions (fiction and creative nonfiction) longer than one page should have the page number inserted at the top right side of every page.

Poetry submissions should be formatted flush left unless another format such as centering is an integral part of the piece’s meaning.

Please attach your work as a .doc or .docx format for writing; .jpg for artwork.

Please do not include your name or school on the pages of your submission.

Color: Black and white (unless it is art)

Font: 12-pt. throughout, including titles.

Font type: Times New Roman or Arial
Do not bold any type on the page, including the title.

Margins: 1 inch all the way around.

Use one space after periods. There should be no extra returns after paragraphs unless you have a meaningful reason for the extra space.

You may submit up to three pieces of writing and up to three pieces of art during each school year. There is no fee to submit.

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