Understory 2017 Cover

Understory is an annual anthology of UAA student achievements in creative writing, language and linguistics, literary studies, and rhetoric and composition.

We are currently seeking creative submissions for the 2019-20 edition.

The categories for submission are:

  • Prose: Works of fiction and creative nonfiction; 7,500 words or shorter in any genre or style.
  • Plays: Short plays of 10 minutes or less in any style. Scripts and screenplays both accepted.
  • Poetry: Poems of any length in any style. Please submit no more than five.
  • Short film: Completed short films of up to 24 minutes in length in any style.

To be eligible to have your work included, you must be an undergraduate student at UAA enrolled in three or more credit hours.

Works should be submitted no later than October 30th in order to be considered for publication in the 2019-20 edition of Understory.

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