Submit to Penumbra

Call for Submissions of poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction and artwork

Submission deadline: Friday, February 1, 2013

Send no more than a total of five submissions. Incomplete entries will not be considered. Affiliation with the University is not required. Early entries are appreciated.

Submission guidelines:

Provide a cover letter that includes:

  1. a list of submitted work
  2. a brief biography in first person (not to exceed three lines)
  3. your name, address, e-mail, and telephone number

Written submissions:

Enclose two hard copies of all work. Include your name and contact information on one copy only. Include a CD with your cover letter and all written work saved as separate files in .rtf format.

Art submissions:

No hard copies are needed

Artwork should contain the title of the work saved to a CD in .jpg format. All art submissions will be printed in black and white, except for one piece chosen for the color cover.

Send submissions to:

English Department
CSU Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

For more information email:

Download Submission flyer

Submission Flyer 2013.pdf

The University cannot be held responsible for loss or damage of any materials. Due to the high volume of submissions, written manuscripts will not be returned.