Submit Your Work

Submissions are open.

Sphere is currently accepting submissions for this spring’s publication!

We accept poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and art from current students at Ohio University. The deadline for submissions is December 11, the Saturday after exam week.

For fiction and creative nonfiction, please adhere to the following guidelines:

  • 12-point font, double-spaced, with numbered pages 
  • Maximum of 4,000 words
  • We welcome literary fiction submissions that incorporate experimental or genre elements, but we generally do not publish pure genre fiction (sci-fi, horror, fantasy, etc.). 

For poetry, please follow these guidelines:

  • 12-point font, double-spaced, with numbered pages 
  • Maximum of 250 lines
  • We welcome poems of any style or genre

Fill out the following Google Form for each piece you wish to submit:

Please email our managing editor, Anna (aw153617@ohio.edu), or sphereou@gmail.com with any questions.

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