Understory publishes the best creative work by University of Alaska Anchorage undergraduate students.

You can obtain copies of the 2014 Understory from our office in the English Department (ADM 101), or view a PDF version of it or previous years' editions at the links below. 

If you are interested in becoming involved, please email Douglass Bourne for more information.

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Understory 2016 Call for Submissions

Understory, UAA's Undergraduate magazine of creative writing and art, is now seeking submissions for the 2016 issue.

What we are looking for?

  • Art (If desired for publication, we will contact you about specific sizes and dpi)
  • Poetry (no poems longer than 90 lines)
  • Prose/Drama (no prose/drama longer than 2500 words)

If selected

  1. You will be asked to work with editors to shape your work into publishable quality.
  2. You will be asked to create a poster for your project for the Undergraduate Research Symposium (instructions and dates will be forth coming)
  3. You might be asked to speak at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
  4. You will receive two free copies of Understory

Submission Deadline: Sunday, February 7th, 2016 at 11:59 PM.

Where to submit? uaa_understory@uaa.alaska.edu

In the body of your email include your full name, student ID number, and the best email to contact you. Please try to send all your submissions at once in one email rather than separate ones.

We look forward to seeing your submissions.

Please note: If your work is selected, you will be required to work with the editors of the magazine under a tight deadline. Please check your email regularly and be courteous to the editors. Editors can decline publication and cancel contracts at any time.

Understory 2016 Publication Date? April 2016