submissions closed until Oct. 1st, 2021 

Colorado College's emerging literary journal is looking for writing that stirs the senses and invokes things wild, sacred, daring, and visionary. We are as excited about feeling out the limits of genre, language, perspective, and narrative as we are about the careful rendering of that which makes humans human and keeps time waxing and waning.

Submission Guidelines for Creative Work 

  • We accept previously unpublished work only.

  • Simultaneous submissions are encouraged. We ask to be notified immediately when withdrawing your work. For poetry, please note your withdrawal in the comments section of your submission.

  • Please submit once a reading period. Poetry submissions can include up to 4 poems and short fiction (ca. 850 words) submissions can include up to three works. Otherwise, send one story or essay (up to 3,500 words).

  • Responses may take up to four to five months. Email editor at for inquiries.

  • In your cover letter, please include a brief bio or publishing history and indicate the word count and genre of your work. We'd also love to know who you are reading these days!