All submissions to Argus, Northwestern State University's student literary magazine must be original work. Only submissions from an official student email account (ex. student@nsula.edu) will qualify. Prose and poetry must be less than 10 pages. One can submit as many pieces in any of the following categories: prose, poetry, photography, and fine art.

All submissions to Argus, Northwestern State University's student literary magazine, should be original work.

Only submissions from an official student email account will qualify.

Students can apply an unlimited amount of submissions to any or all categories:

  • Please submit only one piece per submission
  • Please submit a piece only once; submitting the same piece multiple times DOES NOT improve chances
  • Your name should not be in the word document to maintain objectivity and prevent bias

Profanity, triggering material, and tasteful nudity are allowed.

Any student from any major can submit (graduate and undergraduate).

Theme is recommended, not required.

Written Pieces: 

-12 point Times New Roman font

-Double Spaced

-At most 8-10 pages (for prose)

-Submitted in Word Document form


Fine Art and Photography:

-Photographs can be submitted as a .jpg or .jpeg file

-Non-digital artwork should be photographed and uploaded. Digital art may be submitted as a .png, .jpeg, or .jpg 

Argus Literary and Art Magazine