Writers' Guidelines

Nebo accepts submissions year round. We’re interested in all kinds of creative work—fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, drama, comics, art, etc.

Nebo publishes twice a year. Back issues of the print journal are available for $5 each.

Submission Guidelines

Emailed submissions are preferred. Send your submissions as an attachment to nebo@atu.edu. You may also mail hard copy submissions to the following address:

Nebo Editor
Department of English
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR 72801

Please include a Cover Letter with:

• A brief, 3rd person author bio of no more than 100 words
• Name, address, phone number, and email
• Where your work has previously been published
• The title of any recent publications
• Awards
• What you do for a living
• A link to your online work (if available)

Formatting Guidelines

Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Prose

• Cover Letter
• Name, address, phone number, and email on each poem
• Typed and double-spaced
• Times New Roman 12-point font 

Poetry

• Cover Letter
• Name, address, phone number, and email on each poem
• Typed and single-spaced
• Times New Roman 12-point font

Art and Photography

• 2D art submitted by email should be formatted to JPEG, PDF, or PNG
• 2D art submissions by mail should only include high-resolution prints and scans
* We are not responsible for care of any submissions of original work
• 3D art can be submitted by photo

Simultaneous submissions and multiple submissions are fine. Please let us know if your work gets taken elsewhere.

We are also happy to consider reprints from print journals. Please let us know where the piece was published previously.

Submissions should include no more than 5,000 words of prose, five poems, 3-5 works of art, or 20 pages of comics.