Welcome to the Eastern Exposure submission page!


  • We welcome submissions from current Eastern Connecticut State University students for the 2024 issue of Eastern Exposure between April 23 and May 4, 2024, and then again from October 1 to November 27, 2024.

General Guidelines:

  • All submissions must be made via the Submittable online submission program. (No email submissions will be accepted.) To submit, click on one of the links below.
  • Competition is fierce, so please submit only your absolute best work, which must be previously unpublished.
  • Make sure that your submissions are meticulously proofread and copy edited. Any submission with many grammar, spelling, and/or punctuation errors will be automatically rejected.
  • You may submit up to five poems (10 pages total); a short story, creative non-fiction essay, script, play, or hybrid piece no longer than 10 double-spaced pages; or any combination of works in various genres that totals more than 10 pages.
  • Collaborations are accepted. However, all authors must be acknowledged when the work is submitted.
  • All work must be original and written exclusively by the author(s).
  • You can expect a response to your submission by early in the Spring 2024 semester. Editors do not read submissions between semesters, so please be patient.

If you have any questions regarding submissions, please email send an email to easternwriters@my.easternct.edu.

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The editors of Eastern Exposure are looking for 2D art (drawings,
paintings, photos, mixed media, documentation of 3D art,
typographic art, etc.).

Please upload here up to five high-resolution .jpegs of your
work. Make sure to include titles for all work submitted.

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You may submit up to 5 poems, which may total no more than 10 pages.

Poems must be submitted in a Word file.

Your name cannot appear on the piece or in the submission title. If it does, your work will be disqualified.

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This is the place to submit works of fiction. Submit a story or self-contained novel or short story excerpt up to 10 double-spaced pages long here. 

Upload your fiction in a Word file.

Your name cannot appear on the piece or in the submission title. If it does, your work will be disqualified.

You may submit up to 10 pages total, double spaced. 


All work should be submitted as a single Word file.

Your name should not appear on the piece or in the submission title.

Eastern Exposure: Eastern CT State University's Student Literary Journal