Submitting your work to Luna Negra is easy.

Luna Negra Magazine is Kent State’s literary publication dedicated to publishing great works of poetry, short stories, non-fiction, photography, illustrations, and artwork.

We encourage you to submit original art, creative writing, personal stories, photography, and the like for consideration for publication in our annual spring issue of Luna Negra .

Here’s How to Do It:

To submit your work, send us an e-mail with your attachments at We can arrange to photograph or scan artwork if needed.


Writing: Submit your poetry, prose, short stories, nonfiction, and creative essays. There is no word limit. 

Art: Submit images of your paintings, drawings, illustrations, sculptures, prints, or comics. Please include the work’s title, actual-size dimensions, and media.
Photography: Submit your photojournalism and artistic photography. Please include a title and a brief photo caption. 


- Submissions must be previously unpublished and your own work. 
- Please include a brief bio with your submission. 
- Visual submissions must be accompanied by a brief description. 
- Images must be submitted as .jpg or .tiff with a minimum resolution of 200 ppi.
-If possible please submit writing in the form of a Word Document.


If you have any questions, contact us at