Jan 31 2020

Plainsong Submission Deadline


Plainsong is the art and literary journal of University of Jamestown and is published by the Department of English. UJ students, faculty, staff, and alumni—are encouraged to submit.

$200 for each first-place prizewinner in Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction and Artwork or Photography.

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2020

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  • To be eligible for prizes, entrants must be currently-enrolled students at UJ
  • All submissions must be the original work of each entrant
  • Entrants may submit up to five poems, two short stories, two pieces of creative nonfiction; or may submit to all three literary genres as well as all genres of art—photographs, painting, drawing, sculpture—up to five photographs or five artworks
  • Prose should be entered as fiction or nonfiction and cannot exceed twelve pages
  • All manuscripts, photos, and art must be submitted electronically to the Plainsong folder on the H:/ drive; there, upload into the proper file (poetry, photos, etc.); all manuscript submissions must be either Word documents or Rich Text Format (rtf). Anyone without access to the H:/ drive or who has trouble uploading, may submit entries to woiwode@uj.edu
  • Editors have the prerogative of editing any work chosen for publication, and students are asked to participate in the editorial process, if they wish


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