Frequently Asked Questions

Denali Literary Arts Magazine

Frequently Asked Questions

Denali adQ: Who can submit?
A: Denali accepts any submissions from persons living in Lane County and/or students of Lane Community College. All submitted pieces must be the artist's original work.

Q: When can I submit?
A: Submissions are accepted at any time, however submissions must be turned in by the deadline to be considered for publication in that issue.

Q: What can I submit?
A: Denali considers all original works of art and literature regardless of medium, style, or subject matter. This includes poetry and short stories of up to 2000 words, photography, etchings, prints, paintings, drawings, photomanipulation and all forms of printable digital art.

Q: How do I submit?
A: Complete our online Denali Magazine submission Form.

Q: What format does my art need to be in?
A: If you have an art submission, make sure the piece(s) are saved in digital format, either .tif, or .png and at least 300 dpi at 8" and no more than 25mb in file size per file. If you are not able to photograph or scan your artwork yourself, contact the Denali office at 541-463-5897, or to arrange a time to have someone do this for you, or stop by the Denali office in the Center Building basement room 024 in person.

Q: What format does my literature need to be in?
A: If you have a literary submission (poetry, prose, short story) submissions should not exceed 2,000 words and should be in .doc or .rtf format, and no more than 25mb in file size per file, no .docx please.

Q: Does submission guarantee publication?
A: No, it doesn't. All works submitted are reviewed by an Editorial Board of students, the editor, and advisors. The Editorial Board evaluates the works on matters of style, substance, voice, and creativity.

Q: When is the deadline for the Spring issue?
A: Contact the Denali office for upcoming deadlines or check the main Denali page.

Q: Does this mean that Denali will own my work?
A: Absolutely not; all applicable copyrights will be retained by the author or creator of works that are submitted and/or published. Denali receives one-time publishing rights only for any piece selected by the Editorial Board.