Submissions for the Spring 2018 Issue will be open January 9, 2018 – March 9, 2018. Click the link at the top of this website to Submit. Or click: Submissions to Ex Umbra

The following are guidelines for both the contest and the literary magazine.

Guidelines for Manuscripts:

• Submit only a .doc or .docx file.

• Include the title of your piece, your name, address, phone number, and email address.

• Number all pages.

• Limit Memoir and Fiction submissions to 10 double spaced pages, 12 point type, one inch margins.

• Limit Poetry submissions to one poem of no more than 2 single or double spaced pages, 12 point type, one inch margins. • All written entries must be the work of a single student.

• Provide an accurate English translation for any submissions written in other languages.

Guidelines for Art

• Submit one drawing, painting or photograph. You must be the artist of this work. This visual must be a .jpg file with at least 300 dpi. where the NCCU student artist(s) is credited. Artwork may be a collaboration. You may submit only one unpublished piece per author, artist or artistic collaboration; please notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere. All submissions will be considered for publication in Ex Umbra and entered into the Ex Umbra Literary Contest.


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