Call for Papers: Excellent Undergraduate Work

deadline for submissions: 
May 30, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers / University of Cincinnati
contact email: 

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by

undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution. We are currently seeking

submissions for the spring 2017 and fall 2017 issues; we operate on a rolling deadline basis and

will consider students’ works as we receive them.

Our three reviewed sections include Inquiry, 2,500-5,000 word critical essays informed by

research; Multimedia, video, audio, or mixed media pieces of 15 minutes or less and

accompanied by an artist’s statement that explains purpose, motivation, discussion of medium,

and so on; and Storming the Gate, featuring 1,250 to 2,000 word essays by first-year writers in

any discipline. We also publish reviews of works relevant to our focus; snapshots of writers

and/or their experiences; and comments or responses to work in current issues. We seek thought-

provoking pieces from any disciplinary perspective that explore questions and problems related





Pedagogy and teacher-training


Popular culture and media

Community discourses

Multimodal and digital composing

For a full explanation of our focus and submission guidelines, please see http://qc- For more information or to see the type of work we publish, see us at