Students! Below are a few options through which you can start to get your writing published!

Blacklist Journal is currently seeking submissions from talented student writers and artists across the country.

Blacklist Journal is Brandeis University’s first national undergraduate journal of literature and art and is preparing their upcoming fall issue for in print and online publication. They are a student-run publication seeking work that balances clarity, experimentation, and bite. They seek to publish avant-garde work that creates a challenging narrative. They publish fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and all forms of visual art that can be rendered in a 2-D still or moving format.

Submissions should be sent using the form on their website,

For more information on submission guidelines, visit their website:  If you have any further questions, Email them at

The deadline for submissions in their fall 2018 issue is October 31, 2018

The Oakland Arts Review (OAR), an international undergraduate literary journal, is now accepting submissions for the Winter 2019 issue. OAR is in search of high quality poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics, and original art, including for their cover, by undergraduates worldwide. OAR has published undergraduate writers from colleges including but not limited to Emerson College, Hong Kong Baptist University, Northwestern University, Northern Michigan University, The New School, University of Wisconsin, Princeton University, Columbia University, and University of Iowa.

Submit Here. There is no fee to submit.

They are also accepting submissions for the 2019 Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Prizes in Nonfiction and Poetry, awarded to the best essay and poem on the experience of being Muslim — the joys and challenges — in America today.

The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2018

Catfish Creek, the national undergraduate literary journal of Loras College in Dubuque, IA, now accepting poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction submissions for their 9th edition! For more information, download the document below.
The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2018

Crosswinds Poetry Journal is calling for submissions!
Crosswinds is pleased to announce Mr. Lloyd Schwartz, poet and Pulitzer Prize-winning critic, will judge this year’s contest.
Grand Prize  –  $1,000.00
Second Prize – $   250.00
Third Prize   –   $   100.00
All winners will be announced in Poets & Writers Magazine.
For guidelines, Visit Crosswinds Poetry’s Website.
The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2018