Fall 2018 Submission Deadlines

Writing:  Sept. 13th
Artwork: Oct.11th


Written Work Guidelines:

We only accept digial submissions and they must be in Word format (docx).  Please submit EACH piece using the following nomenclature:


For example, if your name were Joe Smart and you were submitting a piece of poetry entitled "Falling Leaves," the file you send should be named:


Artwork Guidelines:

We only accept digital submissions and they must follow the guidelines indicated (coming soon).  If you were submitting a scan or photo of an acrylic on canvas of the same title, then:


PLEASE DO NOT OVERLOOK THIS. This greatly assists us in publishing and archiving your work.  Failure to follow these guildelines will result in a rejection of the submission.


Touchstones only accepts submissions from Utah Valley University students. In order for submissions to be accepted by Touchstones, students must upload their work through the online submission link(s) below.

Students may submit poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, illustrated narratives, and/or art (photography, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, etc.) and may submit up to six pieces (can be six in either written or artwork). Complete a submission form for each individual piece following the guidelines above.

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