The Oval

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Submissions for Volume VIII of The Oval: Undergraduate Literary Magazine

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

Under Cover Letter/Biography, please include a short biography and your UM student ID number (790). Please note that your submission is incomplete without this brief biography. Submissions are limited as follows:

  • Two pieces of fiction or of dramatic works, limited to 5,000 words each.
  • Two pieces of non-fiction, limited to 5,000 words each.
  • Five poems.
  • Three pieces of visual art.

An individual may submit to more than one genre.

Submissions for Volume 8 are closed. Submissions for Volume 9 will open February 2016 and close in March.