Diamond Line Undergraduate Literary Magazine Releases Issue 3, Seeks Submissions for Issue 4

The Diamond Line is a student-run publication and the product of English 3903, Literary Magazine Production. Issue 3, produced in the spring 2021 semester, is now available online!

The magazine's website, also produced by members of the Spring 2021 class, features the same works as the magazine, information on the staff and how to submit work.

Physical copies of Issues 1, 2 and 3 can be requested while available; just provide a name and physical address to litmag@uark.edu.

The Diamond Line undergraduate literary magazine is seeking submissions of original fiction (including flash and creative non-fiction), poetry, drama and visual art for Issue 4. The submission period is open from June 1 until Oct. 15, 2021.

The magazine intends to showcase the original creative work of U of A undergraduate students. Students may email submissions to litmag@uark.edu. Submissions will be reviewed by the editorial staff, and submitters can expect a decision by late November 2021.

Simultaneous submissions are permitted; however, it is imperative to notify the editorial staff if your piece is accepted elsewhere. See thediamondline.uark.edu for more information.

Submission guidelines:

  • Submitters should include their last name and the genre of their work in the email subject line. Ex.: student last name_poetry submission.
  • Poetry packets may include up to three poems (should not exceed 12 pages).
  • Fiction is limited to 5,000 words.
  • Drama submissions must be a minimum of 2,000 words but should not exceed 5,000 words.
  • Visual art should be submitted in the form of a scanned copy or a high-resolution photograph.
  • Students should attach their name, student ID number and a cover letter to their submissions.

Jane Blunschi, assistant director, Program in Creative Writing and Translation
Department of English
479-575-4301, mfa@uark.edu


Steinmetz to Conclude Service as Chancellor

Steinmetz cited a belief in the mission of higher education and said he was leaving campus well-positioned.

Human Resource Development Faculty Edit Special Journal Devoted to Career Shifts After COVID-19

A collaboration between professors Claretha Hughes and Yuanlu Niu and doctoral student Shana Yarberry resulted in a special issue of Advances in Development Human Resources.

NSF Recognizes 10 U Of A Students and Recent Alumni

Elizabeth Bullard, Erin Farmer, William Kirkpatrick, Kathleen McClanahan, Meagan Olsen, Joshua Porter and Amanda Walls received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

World Trade Center Arkansas President and CEO Announces Retirement

W. Dan Hendrix, president and chief executive officer of the World Trade Center Arkansas and associate vice chancellor, has announced his retirement as of June 30.

Free Job Training and Job-Search Help Available for Arkansans

Qualified Arkansans can leverage free job training to help in returning to or advancing in the workforce, thanks to a federal grant of more than $13.5 million.

News Daily