Submissions now open for 2011 issue!

Submissions are now open for the 2011 issue of This Side of West!

+ Fiction: 50-5000 words per piece, will accept multiple submissions up to a complete total of 30 double-spaced pages

+ Poetry: 4 poems max per author, with a total page count not exceeding 6 pages

+ Creative Non-Fiction: 4500 words max per piece, 3 submissions max per author

+ Drama: 25 pages max per piece, 3 submissions max per author

+We are looking for innovative, well-written pieces that not only steer clear of cliché, but challenge and illuminate the topic or subject.

+The deadline for printed submissions will be November 26, 2010 at 3 pm. All printed submissions are to be placed in a box that will be on top of the filing cabinet in the Writing Department office.

+ The deadline for online submissions will be December 3, 2010 at 12 am. All online submissions are to be attached as a .doc file and sent to

+ Important:

-All pieces must be formatted properly (as per genre submitted), and must not include the author’s name anywhere on the piece.

-All submissions must include a separate cover letter with the author’s name, titles of pieces submitted, and contact information (e-mail and phone number preferably).

– If the rules above are not followed, the submission will (unfortunately) not be considered.

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