Stylus is currently open for submissions! The deadline to submit is December 28, 2018. 


Submissions Guidelines


1. Do not include any identifying information in the document  containing your work. Pieces submitted with names, UIDs, bios, or other  identifying information in the document itself will be rejected.


2. You may only submit 5 pieces to Stylus. You may separately  submit to Litfest, but no more than 5 entries will be  considered for any single submitter per category.


3. With Submittable, submissions to Stylus and submissions to  Litfest are completely different categories. Make sure that if you want a  piece to be considered for both, you must manually submit it to both  categories.


4. A valid UID is required to submit, and must be included in  the "Cover Letter" field. Only University of Maryland undergraduate  students may submit to Stylus.


5. Your name and a brief bio must be included in the "Cover Letter" field. The bio will accompany the work in event of publication.


6. Pieces should be submitted in a word processing document. (.doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt. Please, no Pages documents).


7. Art should be submitted as a .jpeg, .png, or .tif file. 


8. Each piece should be submitted separately. Do not group pieces into one submission.      


Poetry

You may submit up to 5 poems.


Prose

Stylus has a 3,000 word limit on all prose pieces, with a sweet spot of  1,500 words. If any edits or revisions seem necessary, Stylus will  contact you as soon as possible. You may submit up to 3 pieces.


Multilingual

Work should be accompanied by an English translation in the document file. Submit multilingual prose pieces to the prose category and multilingual poetry pieces to the poetry category. 


Art

Files should be at 300dpi or greater. Submitters should also include  information about the medium and actual dimensions or size of each art  piece in the comment field. Students unable to send their pieces  electronically should contact our Art Editors. You may submit up to 5 pieces.


Audio/Performance

These submissions can consist of music, spoken-word/slam poetry, dance,  and more. Files should be MP3 for audio submissions and MP4 or MOV for  performance-based arts that have been filmed.  We also accept links to soundcloud, youtube, vimeo, or other  easy-to-navigate platforms for music or performances. You may submit up to 3 pieces. If you have  questions or concerns, please email styluslit@gmail.com. 






Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. You may submit up to 5 poems.

Multilingual poetry submissions are welcome.


Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. Stylus has a 3,000 word limit on all prose pieces, with a sweet spot of 1,500 words. You may submit up to 3 pieces. If any edits or revisions seem necessary, Stylus will contact you as soon as possible.

Multilingual prose submissions are welcome.

Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. Files should be at 300dpi or greater. Submitters should also include information about the medium and actual dimensions or size of each art piece in the comment field. Students unable to send their pieces electronically should contact our Art Editors. You may submit up to 5 pieces.



Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. These submissions can consist of music, spoken-word/slam poetry, dance, and more. Files should be MP3 for audio submissions and MP4 or MOV for performance-based arts that have been filmed. We also accept links to soundcloud, youtube, vimeo, or other easy-to-navigate platforms for music or performances. You may submit up to 3 pieces. If you have questions or concerns, please email styluslit@gmail.com.


Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. You may submit up to 3 poems for this prize. Acceptance for the prize means that you will be published in the magazine. Winners are required to give a public reading at Litfest.


Please make sure you have read the submission guidelines. Any submissions in violation of the submissions guidelines will not be considered. You may submit one prose piece for this prize. Acceptance for the prize means that you will be published in the magazine. Stylus has a 3,000 word limit on all prose pieces, with a sweet spot of 1,500 words. If any edits or revisions seem necessary, Stylus will contact you as soon as possible. Winners are required to give a public reading at Litfest. 


The Cabrini Art Award is an annual visual arts contest open to all University of Maryland undergraduates. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place winners whose pieces have been selected for publication in Stylus. All forms of visual arts are accepted. 


Work should be submitted as a .jpeg, .png, or .tif file. Files should be at 300dpi or greater. Submitters should also include  information about the medium and actual dimensions or size of each art  piece in the comment field. You may submit up to three works for this award. 


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