Submission Information

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 The magazine accepts previously unpublished submissions from Univerity of the Pacific students. 

Our reading periods for the 2017-2018 academic year are:

October 23, 2017, to December 4, 2017
January 29, 2018, to March 5, 2018

If your submissions fall outside of these dates, they will automatically roll over to the next reading period.

All submissions received after March 5, 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.


Literary Work:

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. 

Submit using our online 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 files are preferred. Follow resolution guidelines below for submitting digital work.

To submit artwork electronically, simply send a photograph accompanied by the submission form to Please include the words “Calliope Submission” in the subject line.


All artwork must be accompanied by a completed submission form.
Download here: submission form 


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