Thank you for considering Aurora for publication of your artistic endeavors! Submissions are open to everyone and we welcome diversity in all forms of literature, music, art, short film and photography. With your submission, please include in your cover letter the following so that we can put your piece within its proper place for consideration of publication:

Name

Status (student: year and institution / professor: field and institution / general public)

Experience in genre (Published? Professional? Amateur? Past award winner? Past award consideration?)

Other works submitted to Aurora.

Please limit your submissions to three in total, and only one per genre. Pick your BEST piece to submit!

DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE BODY OF THE PIECE.

* all editors reviewing work have no access to cover letters or names on submissions in order to avoid any influence on selections for publications and contest winners. 



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

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.

No more than two fiction pieces should be submitted, equal to or less than 6,000 words.

There are no restrictions on content; however, this is a college-based publication and some material may not be suitable.

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.

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

No more than two Nonfiction and essay submissions, equal or less than 6,000 words.

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.
 

Poems should be no longer than 125 lines; send a maximum of 5 poems in one file.

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.
 

All art must have a title and the media used. Photo of work submitted must be of good quality.

All art must be submitted as a .jpeg, .phg, .jpg, or .bin
File type and size must be between 600by400 minimum and 1600by1280 maximum.


We consider color and black and white images.

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.
 

Up to 3 original compositions in MP3 format.

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.

At least one member of a composition group should be a student of Eastern Kentucky University.

Limit 1 script per submission period.

Do not include your name with your work(s); this is to prevent bias on the part of the editors.

A single act work of 10 pages or less.