SUBMISSIONS

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Unearthed invites submissions in the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art from students, professors, alumni, and local professionals and journalists working in environment-related fields.

About Unearthed:
Unearthed is an online magazine published by SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and run by the ESF Writing Program and the Office of Communications staff . Unearthed honors the legacy of ESF’s original print creative journal, Ecologue and seeks to publish work in the genres of non-fiction, fiction, poetry and artwork. Unearthed publishes work that focuses on the built and natural environments including pieces with a focus on sustainability, science, engineering, communication, design, policy, media, eco-critique, and activism.

Deadlines:
We especially encourage submission of works that are new media and those that blend genres such as photo and video essays.

Unearthed accepts submissions from September 1 to April 30 of each year. To be considered for the spring issue, submissions must be received by February 15. Submissions will be considered and authors will receive a response after the editorial group convenes–relative to our spring edition publishing deadlines.

Guidelines:
We allow simultaneous submissions but ask to be notifi ed if your work is accepted elsewhere. Text submissions must be formatted as .doc or .docx, or .txt. Please email submissions to: unearthed@gmail.com

  • Poetry: Format as you would like the pieces to appear in print.
  • Fiction: No more than 2,000 words.
  • Creative Non-Fiction: No more than 2,000 words.
  • Visual Art: Format as .jpg, .tiff , .png, or .pdf with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and be at least 5 inches wide. Include titles for each piece.
  • Video: One 3 minute digital video product submitted in .wav, .wmv, .avi, or .mov.

Author Profile:
Please include a short biographical statement of 100 words or less with your submission, written in the third person.