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 Angie Rice (2014), Mackenzie Jarvis (2013), 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 for submission guidelines: http://iusbanalecta.wordpress.com/
2015 Editor Announcement
The editor for the 2014 edition of Analecta is Chad Forbregd. Read an interview with him here.
And the Faculty Advisor is Clayton Michaels.
Analecta is now accepting submissions! Our reading period extends from October 8, 2013 to January 31, 2014 for the 2014 issue of Analecta. Please do not send submissions outside of the reading period.
Submission deadline is January 31, 2015.
*Submissions that do not follow the manuscript preparation guidelines will be discarded.
1. Manuscript preparation:
A. Submissions in writing MUST be sent as a Word-processed manuscript in a single document, 12 point font, Times New Roman. 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 unless it is a jpeg, in which, the author’s name, student ID number and e-mail address should be in the body of the email.
C. Please use IUSB email address
D. Manuscripts MUST be submitted as an attachment and not within the body of the e-mail.
2. Students should retain original copies of their work. Manuscripts are not returned.
3. Send all submissions to: email@example.com
4. 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.
*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 the English Department’s Student Writing Awards.
Angie Rice (right) with the 2014 Analecta. Steph Foreman (left) is holding the Graduate Research Journal.
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.