An Undergraduate Literary Journal from UW-Milwaukee


We accept submissions from December 1 to March 1.

Furrow publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, and comics.

To be eligible for publication in our next issue (May 2018), you must be enrolled as an undergraduate at any college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year.

We only accept work that has not been published elsewhere, in print or online.

Please send all submissions as .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .jpeg attachments to In your email, please note the name of the college or university where you’re enrolled.

Please leave your name off all pages/images, because we judge submissions anonymously.

Poetry: Submit up to 5 poems
Fiction: Submit 1 story, up to 5000 words, double-spaced
Nonfiction: Submit 1 essay, up to 5000 words, double-spaced
Art: Submit up to 5 images, preferably .jpg files under 5MB with a pure white or transparent background
Comics: Submit up to 10 pages

We will notify you of acceptance or rejection by early May.

By submitting to Furrow, the author confirms that s/he is the sole author of the work, and that the work does not infringe on any other rights. The authors of these works also acknowledge that by submitting they are  giving Furrow permission to utilize their work for the print journal, online content, or both.  Submissions that do not observe these guidelines may be disqualified.