Our 2019 print submission deadline has passed, but we accept submissions for our website on a rolling basis. Web submissions do not necessarily have to be related to our current journal theme, “Negative Space,” though content centered on that theme is always welcome as a supplement to our print journal.

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Submission guidelines:
Please include your name, the title of your work, and your school + expected graduation date in the body of your email. You may submit multiple pieces, but include these details for each work. Specify if you are submitting for online or print; online submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.
All writers and artists must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at the time of their submission.
We request that all submissions are previously unpublished. If you would like to submit your work elsewhere after it is featured in JAC, please acknowledge our editors’ work by noting that JAC was the original place of publication.

All TEXTS should primarily address the work of a living or contemporary artist. Attach your writing as a Word document with Chicago citations. Our review process is anonymous; please do not include your name in the document. For print, we prefer texts of 1000 – 3000 words, though we will consider texts of up to 4000 words. For online submissions, shorter reviews and interviews of 750-2000 words are preferable. Please note that this is a peer-reviewed journal; we expect that authors will work with our editors before any writing is published.

Attach your ART as a jpg at 300dpi if it is image-based. Contact us for specifications for other media.

Email your submission to with the subject line Submission – [Title of Work]. Please email the same address with any questions.
We look forward to hearing from you!