We accept prose, poetry, and visual arts submissions from current Columbia University undergraduates. 

Submit to Quarto's Spring 2018 Print Edition

Deadline: February 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Please note that these instructions are for Quarto's Print Edition only. If you would like to submit to Quarto Online, see below.

Quarto’s print submissions are open for the spring 2018 semester! Submissions will close Feb. 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m., and the spring edition will launch in early April.

To submit to Quarto’s print edition, please send an email to columbiaquarto@gmail.com with the subject line “Spring Print Submissions.” In this email, please include PDF attachments (or JPGs for visual art) or links to a Google Drive with your work. Please identify whether your submission is fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or visual art. Please do not include your name anywhere on the documents attached to your email—we consider submissions anonymously.

You may submit:
Up to 15 pages of prose.
Up to 3 poems.
Up to 5 pieces of visual art.

All writing submissions are automatically entered into the running to win a prize for the best poetry, fiction, or nonfiction piece in the print edition. These prizes are awarded by guest judges. This year's judges are:

 Poetry: Jericho Brown

Poetry: Jericho Brown

 Fiction: Rebecca Curtis

Fiction: Rebecca Curtis

 Nonfiction: Jenny Zhang

Nonfiction: Jenny Zhang

 See last year’s winners: Dímelo by Viviana Prado Núñez for the Morgan Parker Poetry Prize, Mere Rani by Bindu Bansinath for the Lauren Groff Fiction Prize, and Dark Lady Laughed and Danced by Emily Mack for the Maggie Nelson Nonfiction Prize.

Submit to Quarto Online

Please note that the form below is for Quarto Online only. If you would like to submit to our regular spring print issue, see instructions above.

You may submit up to 5 poems, 15 pages of prose, or 5 pieces of visual art to Quarto Online at one time (provide a link to a Google Drive with your document or artwork included). Online submissions are rolling and reviewed as they are received, and there are no submission limits or deadlines.