Welcome to Parnassus 2020: Luminescence

  • Our submission deadline is Friday, November 1 at 11:59pm.
  • Submissions need not respond explicitly to our theme. Please send us whatever you're most proud of, what moves you, what represents you, what matters to you.
  • By submitting your work, you grant Parnassus one-time publishing rights, and you further grant permission for your work to be archived permanently in digital form in Taylor University’s Institutional Repository. You will retain the ownership of and copyright for any work you submit and may use your work to pursue subsequent publication elsewhere. 
  • Please remove all identifying information from your writing and art and then send us your best work today!


Ends on November 1, 2019
  • All styles and themes welcomed
  • Please feel free to submit artful photography or photographs of other visual media (paintings, sketches, sculptures, pottery, etc.)
  • All submissions should be in black & white. (NOTE: if you'd like your submission to be considered for the Parnassus cover, you may send us a color version in addition to the black & white. Upon acceptance of your piece, you may request that the color version be permanently archived in Pillars, Taylor's online Institutional Repository.)
  • Please send JPEG files only (with resolution of at least 150 ppi at 6x9)
  • No more than six visual arts submissions per student, each submitted separately; a color and B&W version of the same image can be submitted together and will count as a single submission
  • All styles and themes welcomed
  • No more than 2500 words in length
  • Please submit prose pieces as .doc or .docx files
  • No more than three prose submissions per student (each submitted separately, please)
Ends on November 1, 2019
  • All styles and themes welcomed
  • No more than 50 lines in length per poem
  • No more than six poetry submissions per submitter
  • Please submit poems as .doc or .docx files
  • PLEASE SUBMIT EACH POEM SEPARATELY - a document containing multiple poems will be rejected unread
Parnassus: A Journal of Art and Letters