Undergraduate students at St. John’s University are
publishing and presenting their work in a variety of venues.
Congratulations to these students who have taken their work to the
Samira Korgan. "Meet Ella from Sweden." IndyKids,
Claudia Goncalves. “Learning by Doing.” Core 1000
Magazine. Vol. 2, 2010.
Michael Healey. “Deciding a Major.” Core 1000 Magazine.
Vol. 2, 2010.
Amber Veldt and Vanessa Felix. “Disabled,
Not Unable.” IndyKids, September/October 2010.
Publication and Presentation
Food 4 Thought Poetry Club
Our club brings like-minded individuals together in an environment
where their creativity and love for poetry can be utilized. Members
share thoughts, ingenuity and criticism to build a stable and
organized community. Members are given an appropriate setting in
which their imagination can be expressed. We hold Spoken word
nights, Poetry workshops, Poetry Slams, Poetic Plays, Poetry
Dinners, and we are currently working on a Food 4 Thought
publication. Please contact us in order to submit your work of
literature and find out more about our wonderful
The Lighthouse is a newsletter published by Muslim students of St.
John’s University, offering insights, perspectives, and an avenue
for self-expression. “We are always looking for talented and
dedicated writers and it’s up to you to take advantage of this
Sequoya is the arts and literary magazine of St. John's University.
Send submissions, whether fiction, non-fiction, poetry, artwork or
photos by email.
St. John’s University: Annual Undergraduate Applied
Social Justice Research Essay Competition
Watch for postings in the library and on the library's
Winning entries put the STJ library resources to work on topics of
social justice. The deadline is early spring semester. Length can
range from 5-12 pages.
The Torch is the official student newspaper of St.
John’s University. The Torch is produced solely by students of the
University as a source of news for the St. John’s community, and a
venue for the exchange of ideas amongst its students. All students
of STJ are welcome to get involved in The Torch regardless of their
year or previous levels of experience. Training is provided for all
positions on the paper. The Torch serves as an optimal venue for
students looking to pursue a career in journalism, publishing,
photography, business, art or writing.
The Honors Program publishes an annual journal, The Vanguard, which
enables honors students to have research-oriented or creative work
published. We welcome submissions from all honors students - be
they scholarly research papers (from any field of study) or
different forms of creative writing (essays, poetry, etc.) Check
deadlines on the website; submissions should be e-mailed as Word
document attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: First
preference goes to members of the Honors Program, but the editors
are happy to consider all submissions.
From the New York Times: The Bowery Poetry Club hosts raucous
literary evenings in the style of the legendary Bowery of old, a
street which was historically all flophouses and whiskey joints.
Behind the sound booth, the Art Wall hosts changing exhibitions; at
the bar, cocktail ingredients are written out in poem format. Check
the schedule for poetry slams, film screenings and bingo
This not-for-profit organization celebrates the art of storytelling
and hosts events, both in Manhattan and Chicago. Their events
include opportunities to hear stories told, StorySLAM competition,
outreach programs, and an annual gala.
York University Reading Series (Manhattan)
The lively public Reading Series exposes students and readers to a
wide array of writers, translators, editors and poets, and connects
our program to the local community.
Poets Cafe (Manhattan)
A non-profit organization, the Cafe has emerged as one of the
country's most highly respected arts organizations and has become
an acclaimed forum for innovative poetry, music, hip hop, video,
visual arts, comedy and theatre. The mission of the Cafe is to
create a multi-cultural venue that both nurtures artists and
exhibits a variety of artistic works.
Poets House is a national poetry library and literary center that
invites poets and the public to step into the living tradition of
poetry Each year they present over 200 public programs,
including panels, lectures, readings, writing workshops and walking
tours in New York City and nationwide. Panel discussions and
lectures link the voices of poets living today to a vast literary
tradition. Poets House readings presented in public parks and
libraries cultivate a wider audience for the art. Innovative
seminars and workshops taught by emerging and established poets
offer aficionados and first-timers an opportunity to explore the
writing process in greater depth..
St. Mark's Poetry
Through its live programming, workshops, publications, website and
special events, The Poetry Project promotes, fosters and inspires
the reading and writing of contemporary poetry by (a) presenting
contemporary poetry to diverse audiences, (b) increasing public
recognition, awareness and appreciation of poetry and other arts,
(c) providing a community setting in which poets and artists can
exchange ideas and information, and (d) encouraging the
participation and development of new poets from a broad range of
Terraza 7 Train
Located in the heart of Queens, NY – directly between Elmhurst and
Jackson Heights – two locations containing the most diverse
population of working class immigrants on the planet- Terraza Café
is committed to preserving and promoting all local artistic and
political expressions within the community. Through drinks, art,
live music, workshops, community and political partnerships, owner
and active community member Freddy Castiblanco builds an
intercultural bridge (and an amazing stage and 2nd floor balcony)
offering the opportunity for a cultural experiment that lets us
have a better understanding of the human complexity, cultural
diversity, creativity, solidarity and respect for the
American Journal of
Undergraduate Research (math and sciences)
A refereed journal for undergraduate research in the pure and
applied sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, and related
areas in education.
Self-described as, “An online literary quarterly
run by editors who refuse to believe everything has already been
written, and who want to promote your best writing as proof,” Blood
Lotusseeks submissions from new and already-published authors who
have unique voices and visions. They accept poetry, fiction (less
than 4,500 words), “gray area” work, and visual art.
Issues in Political Economy (economics)
Issues in Political Economy is committed to supporting and
encouraging quality undergraduate research in all areas of
economics. Issues in Political Economy is edited and refereed
entirely by students, with oversight from faculty at the University
of Mary Washington and Elon University. In order to maintain
quality and objectivity, we follow a double-blind review process.
The only requirements for submission are that the article pertains
to some aspect of economics, that it was written during
undergraduate study, and that it be submitted through a faculty
sponsor. Though submissions on all topics in economics will receive
consideration, papers should be analytical and seek to add new
understanding to the topic.
Undergraduate Research in Physics (physics)
JURP is a peer-reviewed journal of the Society of Physics Students
(SPS) for archiving research conducted by undergraduate physicists.
Papers in experimental physics, theoretical physics, or educational
research in physics are welcome. Whether you performed cutting-edge
research that led to new discoveries, cultivated insights that
deepen our appreciation of well-established physics, or asked
serious questions about physics education, you have something
original to contribute to the ongoing conversation about physics.
The research must have been performed while the student
authors were undergraduates, although the paper may be submitted
soon after graduation. The primary authors of papers submitted to
JURP should be the undergraduates who conducted the work, but
faculty mentors are encouraged to be listed as co-authors if their
contributions merit such acknowledgment.
of Undergraduate Sciences (sciences)
JUS welcomes submissions from any student at the undergraduate
level who is engaged in research in any scientific or
Journal of Young
The Journal of Young Investigators (JYI) is an exciting student-led
initiative to broaden the scope of the undergraduate scientific
experience. JYI provides opportunities for students to participate
in the scientific review and publication processes, primarily
through the operation of its peer-reviewed journal for
undergraduates. Incorporated as a non-profit, student-run
corporation, JYI's staff members currently represent over 30
different academic institutions.
Learning & Teaching: The International Journal of Higher
Education in the Social Sciences (higher
LATISSinvites teachers and students to submit work that “reflects
critically on learning and teaching in the changing context of
National Conferences on
Undergraduate Research (academic presentations)
The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR),
established in 1987, is dedicated to promoting undergraduate
research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study
by sponsoring an annual conference for students. Unlike meetings of
academic professional organizations, this gathering of young
scholars welcomes presenters from all institutions of higher
learning and from all corners of the academic curriculum.
Pennsylvania Literary Journal (creative
Pennsylvania Literary Journal seeks submissions of poetry, short
fiction, non-fiction, book reviews, and interviews. According to
their submission guidelines, “All content should be appropriate for
a reasoning, academic audience.” They also give editorial advice on
all pieces, and state that those unwilling to consider criticism
would be best off not submitting their work. Uses MLA style manual
Research Journal for Human Sciences (human
The URC Undergraduate Research Journalis an annual online national,
reviewed journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate
student research. The twofold purpose of the journal is to foster
and reward the scholarly efforts of undergraduate human sciences
students as well as to provide a valuable learning experience. The
articles represent primarily the work of the undergraduate
NATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: University
Review, Alleghany College (creative
A nation-wide undergraduate literary journal. Also awards $250
prize to the winner of the Alleghany Review Literature Award in the
categories of poetry and prose. Requires a $5 submission fee, which
includes a one-year subscription.
Journal of Undergraduate Research, University of Northern
Iowa (science, mathematics)
AJUR accepts undergraduate research in the pure and applied
sciences, mathematics, engineering, technology, and related areas
Aporia, Student Journal
of Philosophy, Brighman Young University
An undergraduate philosophy journal that is published twice a year:
an online edition in the fall and a print publication in the
spring. They welcome well-written, undergraduate papers on any
philosophical topic. Authors must be undergraduates during
the semester of publication
Review, Western Washington University (creative
Western Washington University’s Bellingham Reviewis an
undergraduate literary magazine. They accept submissions of poems,
stories, and essays between September 15 and December 15 of each
Review, University of Alabama (creative writing)
BWR accepts poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction written by new
and established voices. Submissions are read year round.
University of Pittsburg (creative writing)
Collision is an undergraduate literary magazine dedicated to
creative non-fiction and non-fiction poetry, including (but not
limited to) narratives, travel writing, and profiles. The magazine
also accepts photography. Submissions from students across the
globe are considered.
Dialectics: Journal of Leadership, Politics, and Society, Penn
State University (politics, global Issues)
The Dialecticsseeks submissions that “identify significant societal
and global issues, and offer creative solutions or specific
recommendations for addressing the challenges.” Submissions should
be written in accordance with the APA style guide.
The Dualist, Stanford University
The Dualist is a national undergraduate philosophy journal
published by Stanford University undergraduates. Its purpose is to
offer students an opportunity to participate in a normally
inaccessible part of academic life -- the production and
publication of papers for general philosophical readership.
Established in 1993, The Dualist has since become the most renowned
and prestigious undergraduate philosophy journal in the U.S.,
featuring thoughtful articles authored by undergraduates around the
world. Each year, The Dualist publishes quality undergraduate
papers in philosophy.
of Chicago (creative writing)
Euphony is the University of Chicago’s literary magazine. Pieces
you will find between its covers include poetry, plays, stories,
creative non-fiction, essays, and reviews.
Furman University Electronic Journal of Undergraduate
Mathematics, Furman University (mathematics)
The Journal accepts papers of significant mathematical interest
written by students containing work done prior to the students'
obtaining a Bachelor's degree. Papers of all types will be
considered, including technical, historical, and expository papers.
Typically, papers will have been written as part of a summer
research experience or school project. Any paper submitted by an
undergraduate must have the approval of a sponsor, a full-time
faculty member willing to endorse the student's work. The sponsor
is largely responsible for ensuring the quality and veracity of the
student's work. The sponsor's name and school will appear with the
paper along with the student's name.
Hayden’s Ferry Review, University of Arizona
(creative writing, visual art
An ambitious undergraduate literary magazine, Hayden’s Ferry
Reviewdefines its mission as seeking “to be considered one of the
prominent journals in the international literary community” and
seeks to publish creative writing and visual art by promising
emerging writers, as well as works by already established
Journal of Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Rice
The Catalyst: Rice Undergraduate Science and Engineering Review is
a peer-edited, faculty-reviewed publication dedicated to fostering
discussion of the sciences at Rice University. Submissions for
reviews will be accepted from undergraduate students who have
performed science or engineering research at any international
university or research institution laboratory.
intersections: A Quarterly Journal of the Comparative
History of Ideas, University of Washington
Accepts undergraduate research and essays dealing with Humanities,
Arts, and Social Sciences.
Journal of Medicine, McGill University
The MJM is an acclaimed peer-reviewed journal that publishes
student-authored work related to medicine. Graduate students,
undergrads and medical students are invited to share their work
with a broad international audience.
Journal of Political Science, University of Michigan
(political science, history, economics)
The Michigan Journal of Political Scienceaccepts submissions from
undergraduate students attending accredited universities worldwide.
(The Journal does accept submissions from graduate students;
however, these papers must have been written as an undergraduate).
The Journal publishes high-quality submissions in the disciplines
of Political Science, History, and/or Political Economy, including
those focusing on statistical analysis. Articles of all viewpoints
are welcomed and evaluated based upon academic merit.
Mosaic Art &
Literary Journal, UC Riverside (creative
Mosiac accepts the following submissions: Poetry, Fiction,
Non-fiction, Short Plays, and Visual Art.
North Central Review, North Central College (creative
writing, artwork, mixed genre)
The North Central Review is one of only a handful of literary
journals publishing exclusively the writings and works of
undergraduate students. The North Central Review considers all
genres, including short fiction, poetry, drama, creative
nonfiction, artwork, and mixed genre pieces
Bennington College (creative writing, artwork)
Plain China is a national, online literary anthology showcasing
the best undergraduate writing from across the country, while
also providing a venue for top-notch artwork
Valley Review, Cal Poly Pomona
Pomona Valley Review, an online bi-annual liberal arts
journal, publishes short fiction, poetry, art, and academic essays.
Considers all unsolicited manuscripts, and seeks “new, original,
and provocative work which challenges traditional literary
paradigms.” Uses email submissions.
Institute of Technology Undergraduate Math Journal, Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology (mathematics)
The Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Mathematics Journal is devoted
entirely to papers written by undergraduates on topics related to
mathematics. Although the authors need not be undergraduates at the
time of submission or publication, the work must have been
completed before graduation. The journal will be distributed freely
in an electronic format (PDF) from the journal's web site. In order
to maintain a high level of exposition, each paper must be
sponsored by a mathematician familiar with the student's work and
each paper will be refereed. Though the magazine is sponsored by
the university, outside submissions are welcome.
Road Review, Pacific University Oregon (creative
Silk Road Reviewis a literary journal that accepts creative writing
dealing specifically with place (fiction, narratives, poetry,
etc.). They read submission from August 1st to May 1st, and accept
submissions online only.
Review, Lebannon Valley College (humanities)
The Valley Humanities Review publishes a wide variety of
undergraduate essays in the humanities, as well poetry. Submissions
are accepted from September 1-December 15. Essays can be between
3000 and 6000 words. The VHR also accepts essays written in
languages other than English with a length of 2000-6000 words.
Vanderbuilt Undergraduate Research Journal, Vanderbuilt
Accepts submissions of outstanding undergraduate scholarship in any
Square Review, New York University (fiction and
Washington Square is a nationally-distributed literary journal
publishing fiction and poetry by emerging and established writers.
Edited and produced biannually by the students of the NYU Graduate
Creative Writing Program, Washington Square also sponsors an annual
literary contest and hosts an annual benefit reading in New York
University of Cambridge (Anthropology &
An online multidisciplinary journal that seeks to interactively
address students’ views on culture and society.
WEBSITES AND DATABASES
Tennessee State: Undergraduate Research and Creative
& Writers database of literary journals and
& Humor Webstravaganza (creative writing)
A database of calls for papers for anthologies and literary
journals for science fiction, fantasy, humorist, and horror
list of literary magazines