Submit to Penumbra 2018

Poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, and visual art accepted

Submissions accepted from August 23, 2017-February 6, 2018

Penumbra will award $150 Amazon gift cards to the winning entry and $50 gift cards to each of two honorable-mention entries in each of three categories: (1) Prose (fiction and non-fiction), (2) Poetry, and (3) Visual Art. 

Maximum five written entries and five visual entries per person. Incomplete entries will not be considered. Affiliation with Stanislaus State is not required. Submit only unpublished works. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please inform us if your work will appear elsewhere.

Written submissions must be 2,000 words or fewer, in docx form.

When submitting visual art, please send the highest resolution possible. We require a minimum of 200 dpi, but higher resolutions are appreciated.

All submissions must have titles for cataloging purposes, and must be entered on the form below.

Do NOT include your name on your submissions.  Only enter it on the form below.

List of Works (Maximum of 5, at least one is required)

Work #1 Information
Written submissions must be 2,000 words or less, in docx form.
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png txt rtf pdf doc docx ppt pptx sit zip.