journal:

essays

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.

journal:

artworks

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.).

journal:

how to submit

To submit both essays and artworks, please email asteriskjournal[at]gmail.com. 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:

essays, reviews and other words

Please submit a 500-word-maximum pitch summarizing your written submission's intended subject. Further, detail why you think your pitch fits Asterisk*'s mission, how it connects to the Yale-New Haven community, the word-count you anticipate for the pitched piece, and other information you decide is relevant to your pitch. Selected pitches will receive drafts for revision prior to final publication. Previously published pieces will not be considered for publication.

poems, short stories, and other creative writing

Please submit your work in your preferred format. Selected creative writing pieces will receive drafts for revision prior to final publication. Previously published pieces will not be considered for publication.

2D artworks

Please submit a photograph of your artworks as individual and high-resolution “.jpgs” with their titles as file names. You may attach a 200-word description of the artwork. All photographable mediums of creative work will be considered (painting, photography, digital art, drawings, etc.). Previously published artworks will not be considered for publication

films

Please submit your film in your preferred filetype. Furthermore, please attach a 200-word description of the video. Previously published films will not be considered for publication. 

how to submit

After ensuring you understand the requirements for your submission or pitch's format, please fill te below form. Estimated time burden: 2 minutes.

events

Sketchbook is happy to use its platform to publicize any artistic venture occurring at Yale University, in New Haven, or being organized by a Yale- or New Haven-affiliated artist or group. In order to have your event publicized, please send the details of your event to Asterisk* via email at asteriskjournal[at]gmail.com with "Sketchbook Publicity Request" in the subject line.