Calliope accepts submissions year-round; however, accepted work is not published until the end of spring semester. The magazine accepts previously unpublished submissions from Univerity of the Pacific students only.
All submissions received after March 1, 2018, will be put on hold until the 2018–2019 academic year.
There are no fees to submit work.
There is no limit to the number of submissions.
Our reading periods for the 2017–2018 academic year are:
October 23, 2017, to December 4, 2017
January 29, 2018, to March 1, 2018
If your submissions fall outside of these dates, they will automatically roll over to the next reading period.
Calliope accepts works of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry.
- For works of fiction and creative nonfiction do not exceed 3,500 words (15 pages double-spaced).
- Do not include your name on your submissions. Your contact information will be recorded in the form.
- You may submit up to five pieces of literary work per form.
- If you are submitting in more than one genre, please fill out a separate form for each genre.
Literary submissions please use our
Lit Online Submission Form.
Submit physical Artwork by dropping it off at Professor Brett DeBoer’s office, Visual Arts 112 (drawings, painting, design, print, 3-D/sculpture, photography, collage, etc.)
Digital submission files are preferred. Follow resolution guidelines (detailed on submission form) for submitting digital work.
To submit artwork as a digital file, simply send a photograph as an attachment accompanied by the submission form to email@example.com. Please include the words “Calliope Submission” in the subject line.
Art Submissions please Download here and attach to back of artwork:
Art Submission Form