Submissions for Sagebrush Review Volume XVII are CLOSED.

Publication for Sagebrush Review Volume XVI (“Once Upon a Time” and “Minimalism & Love in the Time of COVID”) is in progress. Once the issue is complete, contributing writers will be contacted. 



All college students may submit art in consideration of publication in the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Literary and Arts Journal, Sagebrush Review Volume 17 including in photography, art, graphic design, and illustration. The theme for this volume is “Missed Connections”. Submitters may choose to respond directly or indirectly to this theme, however, students who hone in on the idea of longing, missing someone, lost relationships, etc will have a higher chance of being accepted.

***Note: We accept entries in languages other than English.


Please note our requirements:

  • Submit work with a school email address.
  • Include a cover letter with: genre, submitter’s name, address, telephone number, and email address; title(s) of work submitted; a brief biographical sketch that includes submitter’s current college or university (50 words or less); and the rights statement.
  • Art and photography must be submitted as full resolution JPEG or PDF images (no PNG files accepted).
  • Submitter’s name should not appear on any work submitted. The first page, the cover letter, should be the only page with any identifying information.



Rights Statement:

Print out this portion of the 2020-21 submission guidelines, sign (may be electronic signature), scan, and send with submission(s). Submissions without RIGHTS accompanying the work will not be considered.

I certify that the work is original and that I am the creator and holder of the copyright. I certify that I am the sole copyright holder of the work submitted, and that it has not been previously published. Should it be accepted for publication by another publisher after submission, I will immediately inform Sagebrush Review via e-mail. By submitting the work to Sagebrush Review, I license Sagebrush Review the right to publish the work in Volume XVI . The exclusivity of the Sagebrush Review right shall last for a period of time equal to Volume XVI publication only. At the conclusion of this period of exclusivity, I may submit the work elsewhere for publication consideration. If the work is subsequently published in another forum, Sagebrush Review should be cited as the original publication.

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