Thank you for considering AURORA, the Literary and Arts Journal published by students, faculty, and staff of Eastern Kentucky University.  Submissions are open; we welcome all forms of literature, music, art, short film and photography. Under each tab of genre you will see instructions on that genre, please view those before submitting. With your submission please include a cover letter with contact information, preferably your EKU email. 

We ask our editors to evaluate your submission on content alone.  PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR NAME and academic or professional experience IN YOUR COVER LETTER ONLY.  If you wish, note previous experience working with us.  

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted.

You'll receive an email from us after a submission.  Please respond with comments or questions.

Best Wishes and Thanks Again! 

The Aurora Team 



All short film submissions must be under ten minutes in length. 

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted.


Documents should be saved in .doc, .docx, .rtf format

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted.

Documents should be saved in .doc, .docx, .rtf format

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted.

Poems should be no longer than 125 lines.  

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted.


 


All art must be submitted as a .jpeg, .phg, .jpg, or .bin.  File type and size must be between 600 by 400 minimum and 1600 by 1280 maximum.  

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted. 

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted. 

Please submit a single act work of 10 pages or less. Screen plays must be 30 pages or less.

DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME IN THE BODY OF YOUR SUBMISSION.  Submissions containing identifying information in the body of the work will not be accepted. 

Aurora: EKU's Literary and Arts Journal