Calling All Artists

Attention all artist and writers of Marywood! The Bayleaf is now accepting submissions for the next issue. For anyone who does not know what the Bayleaf is, it is an art and literary magazine that publishes students’ work. This is the perfect chance to be considered to have works published. If your piece(s) are selected then this is an awesome resume builder. Prizes are awarded for the best art and literary submissions. In addition, all the winning works will be included in an upcoming Bayleaf exhibition in the Learning Commons.

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Published Art Award Winner

All submissions are due November 18, 2016 and students can submit a maximum of five entries in both the art and literature categories. This is the perfect amount of time to start letting the creative juices flowing and create some beautiful pieces of art and literature to submit. All submissions can be emailed to: 

Submission Guidelines


All mediums and sizes will be accepted; format should be easy to work with. You will need to submit a digital image of your work for judging (72ppi, RGB, min W/H at 800px). Upon acceptance, winners will also need to submit a high resolution digital file for printing (300dpi, CMYK, 3300 x 5100px).


Poems, short stories, essays, or any short genre of writing. Must be typed in legible font (can never go wrong with Times New Roman, 12pt) and handwritten entries will not be accepted.

Submission Process

Artist name can not appear on the work; instead on a cover sheet should be included with the following information:

  1. The artist’s name
  2. The title of the work(s) submitted
  3. Your major and year of anticipated graduation
  4. Your local or campus mailing address and phone number
  5. Medium and size of work in inches (art submissions only)

For more information regarding The Bayleaf and submissions check out their Facebook page and the English Department’s Bayleaf page on the Marywood website.

Information provided by The Bayleaf


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