We are not currently accepting submissions. Check back in the fall of 2020 for next year’s deadline.

Follow these steps to submit:

  1. Carefully read the following submission guidelines.
  2. Have a faculty member nominate your work.
  3. Submit your work here.

Each student is limited to two submissions per category (written essays and photo essays).

Submission Categories

Nonfiction Writing

We publish all genres of nonfiction, including academic papers, memoirs, photo essays, journalism, research, and foreign language with English translation. Students may submit nonfiction from current and past classes, work from institutions other than UNM, or personal writing.

Submissions must be no longer than twelve double-spaced pages.


We welcome photo essays. Photo essays must receive a faculty nomination and include an artist statement of no more than 300 words. Photographs must be a minimum of 300ppi with no more than 3000 pixels in the longest dimension.

Faculty Nomination 

All submissions must be accompanied by a faculty nomination, the link to which can be found here. Faculty nomination forms must be emailed directly from the faculty member to limina@unm.edu by the submission deadline.


To submit, click here. You will be asked to create a free account in order to submit your work.