Welcome to the University of Alabama Creative Writing Program submissions page. 

Find active calls for submission below. For more about UA's Department of English and our undergraduate and graduate creative writing programs see our website. Contact Paul Albano (ppalbano@ua.edu), Assistant Director of Undergraduate Creative Writing, with questions.

Guidelines for Submission:

1. Please submit all manuscripts as Word Documents through our Submittable page. You will be prompted to create a free user account that will allow you to submit your manuscript and monitor its status.

2. Please submit manuscripts as a single file and include a title page (without a name). We ask that your name be removed from the manuscript for blind reading.

3. To be eligible for publication, you must be enrolled in as a graduate or undergraduate student (at any institution) during the 2023 fall semester.

4. Prose manuscripts should be 20,000-60,000 words.

5. Poetry manuscripts should be between 50-125 pages.

6. The submission deadline is August 15th, 2023.

University of Alabama Creative Writing