Submission Guidelines

The Offering accepts submissions each academic year from November 1 to February 15, with the annual issue of the magazine appearing in April.

Guidelines

  1. Send your submission to offering@uml.edu
  2. Submit up to five poems, up to 12 pages of fiction, up to 12 pages of creative nonfiction, and/or 3-5 black and white photos or drawings.
  3. Use the genre of your submission as the subject line or your email:

POETRY, FICTION, CREATIVE NONFICTION, VISUAL ART

  • Submissions in different genres by the same person are welcome, but must be sent separately, with the appropriate genre in the subject line.
  • If your submission in a genre includes multiple works, please send the entire submission (three poems, say, or two pieces of short fiction totaling under 12 pages) in a SINGLE DOCUMENT.
  • Attach writing submissions as Word documents (.doc or .docx) and visual art submissions as JPG or PNG files.
  • Please include your name and your affiliation with UMass Lowell (student, faculty, staff, or alumnus) with your submission.

For more information please contact us.