SUBMISSIONS DUE November 23rd, 2020

All college students may submit works of poetry, prose, art, nonfiction essays, and photography for consideration of publication in the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Literary and Arts Journal, Sagebrush Review Volume 17.   The theme for this volume is "Missed Connections". Submitters may choose to respond directly or indirectly to this theme, however, students who hone in on the idea of longing, missing someone, lost relationships, etc will have a higher chance of being accepted.  

***Note: We accept entries in languages other than English. 


Please note our requirements:

  • Submit work with a school email address.
  • Include a cover letter with: genre; submitter’s name, address, telephone number, and email address; title(s) of work submitted; a brief biographical sketch that includes submitter’s current college or university (50 words or less); and the rights statement.
  • All written works must be formatted in Microsoft Word (97/2000/XP) using 12 point font, Times New Roman.
  • Art and photography must be submitted as JPEG images.
  • Submitter’s name should not appear on any work submitted. The first page, rights statement, and cover letter, should be the only page with any identifying information.
  • Submit ONLY ONE WORD DOCUMENT PER GENRE. (For example, if three poems are included in a submission, submit all three poems on one word document.)
  • Each student may submit once in each genre. 


Rights Statement:

Print out this portion of the 2019-2020 submission guidelines, sign (may be electronic signature), scan, and send with submission(s). Submissions without RIGHTS accompanying the work will not be considered.

I certify that the work is original and that I am the creator and holder of the copyright. I certify that I am the sole copyright holder of the work submitted and that it has not been previously published. Should it be accepted for publication by another publisher after submission, I will immediately inform Sagebrush Review via e-mail. By submitting the work to Sagebrush Review, I license Sagebrush Review the right to publish the work in Volume XVI. The exclusivity of the Sagebrush Review right shall last for a period of time equal to Volume XVI publication only. At the conclusion of this period of exclusivity, I may submit the work elsewhere for publication consideration. If the work is subsequently published in another forum, Sagebrush Review should be cited as the original publication.

Signature: ______________________________________________________

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