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Please submit a 300-word abstract that details the thesis of your essay along with the logical line of argumentation that leads you to it. Furthermore, attach a 2,500-3,000-word essay in a Microsoft Word Document with all of the images you reference in the essay. You can use a maximum of 6 artworks per essay. It would be preferable if the essay is already in Chicago citation style (including footnotes, bibliography, etc.). We will peer review all essays. Writers selected for publication will receive drafts for revision, prior to final publication.



Please submit a photograph of your artworks as individual and high-resolution “.jpgs” with their titles as file names. Furthermore, please attach a 200-word description of the artwork in a Microsoft Word Document. All photographable mediums of creative work will be considered (painting, photography, digital art, drawings, etc.).


how to submit

To submit both essays and artworks, please email Indicate your full name, your university, your class year and your email. The title of the email should be "Last name, First name Submission.” Previously published work is not eligible for publishing in Asterisk*.

sketchbook: the new haven & yale arts zine

From the academic journal publishing global scholarship on art and art history, Asterisk* Sketchbook is our answer to the need for a New Haven-focused arts zine. Submissions from residents of New Haven, Yale students, and from anyone else sharing a connection to the city or university are heartily welcomed.

*not currently accepting submissions

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