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Explorations Volume 9 Creative Work Submission

Open application dates:
Thursday, January 19, 2017 03:24 PM - Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00 PM


Explorations is accepting Creative Work Submissions until Monday, February 13, 2017 (EXTENDED). If you are interested in submitting, please review the guidelines below and begin your application.

  • Any type of creative work is acceptable—photographs, short stories, paintings, audio or video productions, and more. If you have a question about the types if creative works that we will accept, please email us at explorations@tamu.edu.
  • Limit creative works to one submission per person - pick your highest quality piece and only submit that one - we want to see your best!
  • All creative works must be accompanied by a creative sidebar of at least 500 words.
  • Written creative works must be no more than 3500 words total (includes the sidebar).
  • Creative Works and Sidebars should be submitted in a single PDF that contains the following:
    • Creative Work Title
    • Creative Work (if audio/video, include link to work online)
    • ​Sidebar, minimum of 500 words
  • Creative Work PDFs should be formatted with the following criteria:
    • Times New Roman typeface
    • 12-point font size
    • Double spaced text
​Your Creative Work Sidebar should attempt to answer the following questions:
  • Why did you choose the topic?
  • Who or what are your inspirations and creative influences for your piece?
  • How does the medium you chose express the idea you are displaying?
  • What do you see in your piece that reflects your inspirations?
  • What studies were done to develop your piece? How did these studies contribute to its persuasiveness, depth, vision and style? 
The deadline to submit a creative work and sidebar is February 13, 2017 (EXTENDED).
Questions should be directed to the Explorations Executive Board at explorations@tamu.edu.

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