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Aerie Now Accepting Submissions for 2019

Posted 09/24/2018
Submitted by Michelle Mor
Category: Student Announcements

Where do you go when you’re alone?

-And to what destination does do your listing thoughts travel? Do they fly and spatter across a piece of notebook paper? Or into a virtual universe of coded design, perhaps a deserted island called “Poetry?”

Aerie, University of Hartford student run literary magazine, wants to hear out the thoughts that escape you. Folks campus wide are invited to submit creative works, to be published along side their peers in a collaborative little booklet that is printed each spring. Whether it be ominous lyrics of poetry, brilliantly optimistic short stories, or graphics that push artistic boundaries- the Aerie board wants to see it!

Here are the details for submissions:

Deadline for all text submissions is October 12th.

Deadline for all visual works is November 20th.

Please include a cover letter with:

*Full Name
*Titles of Work
*Frequently checked email address
*Phone number
*Psst! Include a 50-word description of the work submitted and/or a 50-word third person bio

Genres We Are Looking For: 

  • Poetry—metaphysical, generational, lyrical, narrative, free verse, auto-biographical, etc.
  • Fiction—short stories, vignettes, flash fiction
  • Personal essay—journals, stream of consciousness, opinion pieces
  • Critical reviews—food, films, places, tech, etc.
  • Art—photography, digital design, paintings, drawings, collage work, etc.

This year Aerie is also accepting:

  • Blueprints for design (architectural plans)
  • Music compositions (sheet music)
  • Graphic novel excerpts 

Maximum Word Counts and Limitations: 

We are accepting a limit of five pieces per contributor, with a maximum word count of 4,000 words per work submitted.

Don’t send us what you think we want, send us what you know we need.

More information on where and what to submit is available on our website:

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at: