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Arden Literary Magazine - Columbus State University

Department of English

Arden Literary Magazine


Kaitlyn Butler
Associate Editor
Tori Hiles
Design Editor
Roy Brown
Faculty Literary Advisor
Zach Lamb
Logistics Consultant
Annie Carey
Faculty Advisor
Dr. Scott Wilkerson

Submission Guidelines

You must be a student at Columbus State University in order to submit. We only accept original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, formal essay, informal essay, short screenplay, one-act stageplay, hybrid/experimental, gaming narrative, and visual art (including photography), short videos (animation, live performance, mini documentary, 3 minutes max).

Note: Short videos need to be uploaded to YouTube. Then add the link to your submission.

Please fill out the form below to submit your work for the Arden 2021-2022. Your submission must be in Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format.

If you have questions, please contact Kaitlyn Butler at

Whatever your major, send us your work!

Submissions will be accepted until the deadline: February 11, 2022.

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