We accept original, non-published poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual arts from any student enrolled in an Indiana college or university. You are welcome to submit more than once, but please submit each piece individually. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as you notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere. 


NOTE: You MUST be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in an Indiana college or university in order to submit your work.

Create a 3-4 minute video of your solo or group performance and upload in mp3 or mp4 format. Questions? Contact sjbaxter@iu.edu

We consider prose of up to 7,500 words in length, and we prefer manuscripts that are double-spaced in 12 point font with numbered pages, formatted as .doc files. Translations are welcome. Questions? Contact sjbaxter@iu.edu

NOTE: Tributaries does NOT accept fanfiction. If you submit fanfiction knowingly, or try to pass off a fanfic as something original, your submission will be rejected.

We consider prose of up to 7,500 words in length, and we prefer manuscripts that are double-spaced in 12 point font with numbered pages, formatted as .doc files. Translations are welcome. Questions? Contact sjbaxter@iu.edu


Please send no more than 1 poem per submissions (you may submit up to 6 submissions per year). We prefer manuscripts that are single-spaced, 12 point font with numbered pages, and formatted as doc files (use .pdf if you are concerned about formatting issues). Translations are welcome. Questions? Contact sjbaxter@iu.edu


All mediums of art are welcome. Please send high-resolution digital images of your work (JPEG or PNG).  

NOTE: If you do not have the ability to create a high resolution image of your art work, our Visual Arts Editor may be able to assist you. Please contact sjbaxter@iu.edu to set up a time to have your artwork photographed. 

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