Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work

deadline for submissions: 
October 31, 2016
full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 

Impost: A Journal of Creative and Critical Work, a peer-reviewed journal published by the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, welcomes submissions of scholarly essays in all fields of English studies. In addition, we welcome creative writing, including fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and literary journalism.

Please submit your work via email to, with your name and the title of the work in the subject line. Attach the submission as one file in .doc or .docx format. In the body of the message, include a brief bio: your name, address, phone number, email address, institutional affiliation (if you have one), the genre and title(s) of your work, and any other relevant information. In the attached submission, please do not include any identifying information. Scholarly work should follow current MLA guidelines. Creative prose should be double-spaced, and poems should be single-spaced.

Creative work can be simultaneously submitted; however, we expect to be notified immediately when a work must be withdrawn from consideration. Scholarly work should not be simultaneously submitted.

Contributors will be notified of acceptance status via email at the completion of the review process. Usually, the review process is complete three months after submissions are received. If you haven’t received notification of the status of your manuscript within three months, you may contact the editor at

Current and previous editions of the journal, which in the spring of 2016 changed its name from EAPSU Online, can be found on our website,

Additional information about the journal can be found on our Facebook page,

While Impost is published by EAPSU, submissions are not limited to members. All authors who submit work before October 31 will be guaranteed consideration for the upcoming issue of Impost, and submissions received after this date will be considered for the following year. By submitting your work, you agree that Impost acquires first serial rights. In addition, Impost may reserve non-exclusive rights to reprint a piece.