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I want to be in the magazine Our print magazine submissions are open! DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 21, 2022 AT 11:59 PM. For our yearly print magazine, we accept poetry, prose (including fiction, creative nonfiction, scripts, and screenplays), visual art, and mixed media pieces made by Vanderbilt undergraduate students. The best submissions in prose, poetry, and art will receive awards of $100. Previously unpublished pieces are preferred but not required. You may submit as many pieces in as many categories as you wish; however, we ask that for each form you submit, you only include work in one submission category (ex. do not submit an art piece and a prose piece through the same form). To submit in multiple categories or to submit more than five pieces, please submit multiple forms. The form to submit your work is linked above. I want to be on TVR Insta and/or website

Submit your work at the link above to be featured on TVR instagram and/or website. In addition to accepting prose, poetry, and visual art we also accept multimedia projects. All entires will be accepted as long as they are appropriate.


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Editor in Chief

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Managing Editor

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Poetry Editor

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Art Editor

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About Us

The Vanderbilt Review is Vanderbilt’s official undergraduate literary and arts journal. The Review includes curated work in prose, poetry, drama, art, and photography from students, alumni, and University affiliates.

The Vanderbilt Review was first published in April 1985 as a consolidation of three previous showcases for student work: The Poetry Review, The Photography Review, and Scrivener. The journal has received prestigious awards for its professional work and its format. In past years, it has featured interviews and work from writers such as Robert Penn Warren, Roy Blount, Jr., and Bobbie Ann Mason. The Vanderbilt Review staff works in the Student Media Newsroom in Suite 130 of Sarratt Student Center.

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