CSULA Department of English | Statement Submission Information

Statement Magazine, CSULA’s annual journal of literature and the arts, is accepting submissions for its 2018 issue.

What to Submit:

·   All literary submissions are invited, including, but not limited to: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, scripts, graphic novels, works in translation, and hybrid forms.
·   Art submissions are invited in painting, drawing, photography and sculpture.
·   No simultaneous submissions.
·   We will only consider writing of a literary and professional quality; revised, and polished.
·   We will only consider art of a professional quality.
·   Written submissions should be a maximum of 2000 words and may be full pieces or excerpts of longer works that can stand alone.
·   Scripts are limited to 10-minute performances.
·   Limit of four (4) total submissions per individual. The four submissions per individual may be in one or more genre or medium.


What to Include:
 
Writing:
·  Cover Sheet:  A single .doc or .docx file with your name, CIN number (if you are a current Cal State LA student) email address, titles of all submissions and short biography (maximum of 75 words; longer biographical notes will be edited). This is the only place, other than the file name, where your name should appear. 

Writing Submission:

·   File name must be formatted as Last name First name Title of work. Example: SmithJohnTheLoveStory.doc
·   Text attachments must be in .doc or .docx format.
·   The title of each submitted piece of written work should appear at the top of the first page only.
·   Each writing submission must be submitted in a separate file. Do not start a new piece on the same page where another ends.
·   Include no headers or footers on any submitted art or writing identifying you, such as your name, CIN or email address.
 

Art:
·   Cover Sheet: A single .doc or .docx file with your name, CIN number (if you are a current Cal State LA student) email address, titles of all submissions and short biography  (maximum of 75 words; longer biographical notes will be edited). This is the only place, other than the file name, where your name should appear.
·   Include the medium used to create the artwork and the year the artwork was created with the title on the cover letter.

​Art Submission:
·   Each creative piece must be submitted in a separate file. 
·   Images must be in .jpg format.
·   File name must be formatted as Last name First name Title of work. Example: DoeJaneTheColorsoftheWind.jpg
·   Digital files for art submissions must be print quality, at least 300 dpi.
·   Images of photographed artwork must be free of distracting backgrounds and stray objects.

How to Submit:

Please submit your work electronically: 

·       Email to statementcalstatela@gmail.com.
·       Text attachments must be in .doc or .docx format.
·       Images must be in .jpg format.

Final Notes:

  • Submissions that do not follow guidelines will not be considered.
  • Accepted material only will be acknowledged by email notification.