The Oval

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Submissions for Volume X of The Oval: Undergraduate Literary Magazine

To submit, you must be an undergraduate at The University of Montana. 

Submissions are outlined as:

  • Two pieces of fiction or of dramatic works, limited to 5,000 words each, double-spaced, submitted as Word documents.
  • Two pieces of non-fiction, limited to 5,000 words each, double-spaced, submitted as Word documents.
  • Five poems, each must be submitted in separate Word documents.
  • Three pieces of visual art.

An individual may submit to more than one genre.

Under Cover Letter/Biography, please include a brief biography written in third person and your UM student ID number (790). Please note that your submission is incomplete without this brief biography. 

Submissions for Volume X open November 15, 2016 and close at midnight on February 22, 2017.