Analecta is IU South Bend’s award-winning literary journal. It is published once a year under the guidance of a student editor who selects the best poetry, fiction, drama, and artwork from IUSB students. Recent editors include Jeff Tatay (2012), Terrie Phillips (2011), Mitch Robinson (2010), Naoko Fujimoto (2009), Vince Bauters (2008), Talia Reed (2007), and Rebecca Gerdes (2006).
Visit Analecta’s web page: http://iusbanalecta.wordpress.com/
2013 Editor Announcement
The editor for the 2012 edition of Analecta is Mackenzie Jarvis.
And the new Faculty Advisor is Clayton Michaels.
Submission Guidelines: These are the guidelines for 2012; the 2013 deadlines will be posted soon.
1. Deadline: Friday, Feb. 3, 2012
2. Manuscript preparation:
A. Prose should be double-spaced, but poetry can be single-spaced
B. The author’s name, student ID number, and e-mail address must appear on the first page ONLY of each manuscript.
C. Please use your IUSB email address to submit work.
D. Manuscripts must be submitted as an attachment and not within the body of the e-mail.
3. Students should retain original copies of their work. Manuscripts are not returned.
4. Send all submissions to email@example.com. Please use Analecta Submission, as the e-mail subject/title header.
Poetry: 1 to 3 poems, maximum of 6 pages
Short Fiction: 1 story, or up to 3 flash stories; maximum of 3,000 words.*
Drama: 1 one-act or excerpt of full-length play or screenplay (no musicals); maximum of 20 pages*
Non-fiction Prose: 1 work of non-fiction, maximum of 3,000 words*
Visual Art: 3-7 maximum.
Comics: 3-7 standalone comics, or 1 complete strip*
*Works accepted may be excerpted.
Please send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the English Department secretary Anne Richmond, at email@example.com
Any manuscripts submitted are automatically considered by the staff of Analecta, IU south Bend’s student-edited and student-written inter-arts magazine, for publication in its annual spring issue as well as for the English Department’s Student Writing Awards.
Congratulations to Mitch Robinson, whose issue of Analecta was released at the English Department Writing Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 10. The first Analecta Live Issue was held at Chicory Cafe on May 1, 2010.
Analecta Editor Position
At the beginning of each academic year, the IU South Bend Publications Board announces a call for applications for the position of Editor of our student literary journal, Analecta. (Applicants must be currently enrolled at IUSB.)
Duties include: advertising for submissions, reading and deciding on submitted work (poems, stories, nonfiction, artwork) to be included in the issue, finding and working with an artist on the cover and design, creating a file of the final issue to send to the publisher, working with the publisher to make sure the journal is available in April, etc.
This is a paid position: $600 stipend.