How to Submit

Submit Online

You will first need to select the applicable category for your creative work and then will be prompted to create an account - please follow the prompts.

or you may download the Submission Form to submit in person. Read further instructions below.

Collage accepts submissions of original poetry, short stories, short plays, song lyrics, nonfiction, art, photography, design, music, and videos year-round. All creative work must be submitted online at or at the Collage office, HONR 224. 

Submission forms are available in the mailbox outside the Collage office or online for hand-delivered submissions. Forms are not necessary for submissions made online.

Submissions made to the Collage office must be made between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Please address submission concerns by emailing or calling the Collage adviser at 615.898.5759.

Submissions are ongoing. Fall 2019 submission deadline: Monday, Sept. 16, 2019

Submissions are accepted from MTSU Students and recent Alumni. 

Submissions are limited to four pieces for each major genre (visual, literature, video, and audio). 

Prose word limit: 2,000 words
Poetry word limit: 300 words
Visual image required resolution: 300 ppi, 5in. x 7in.