National Undergraduate Literature Conference

April 4-6, 2013


Online Submission

Submissions will be accepted starting December 14,
2012. Students will be notified of their approval by February 28, 2013.

Submission Deadline

  • January 25, 2013 to be considered for the
  • January 14, 2013 to be considered for publication
    in Metaphor, Weber State University’s literary

Submission Categories


  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • World Literature

Creative Works

  • Essays
  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Creative Works in English or

Submission Criteria

  • Participants need to have been an undergraduate
    student during 2011-2012 and have not yet attended graduate school
  • Submission must be original work.
  • Submissions should not exceed 15 pages and
    presentation of submission cannot exceed 15 minutes.
  • Original poetry submissions have a three poem
    minimum and five poem maximum, unless submission exceeds 15 minute reading
  • Poetry should be submitted as a single document
    including all pieces and an overall title or collection name (MLA format not
    required, but name on page number on every page is required)
  • Filename format must be Last Name_Title or Last
    Name_Collection (if poetry submission). Failure to use this format may result in
    submission not being accepted.
  • MLA format required
  • Include the student’s name and page number on
    every page

Special Criteria for
Spanish/Hispanic Submissions

  • Creative submissions can be in Spanish or
  • Research submissions can be in Spanish or

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