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Twisted Vine is an eclectic journal with an interdisciplinary slant, seeking experimental and traditional works that are unique and creative. We have a particular interest in pieces that challenge or redefine expression in new and inviting ways and we are committed to publishing both emerging and established artists.

Twisted Vine Literary and Arts Journal is committed to publishing both emerging and established literary and visual artists.

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal is a student run journal curated by the Master of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies program at Western New Mexico University, and is committed to publishing both emerging and established literary and visual artists. Twisted Vine seeks to represent an eclectic mix of ideas and values. We look for both experimental and traditional forms of prose and poetry, and want to provide a diverse experience for our readers. We have a particular interest in pieces that challenge or redefine expression in new and inviting ways and we are committed to publishing both emerging and established artists.

Please read the information below carefully, before submitting your piece!

Formatting, Submission Instructions, and Review Procedures:

  • All written material submitted should be in Arial or Times New Roman 12 point font, double spaced, and adhere to basic guidelines of grammar and spelling (with obvious exceptions for creative license).
  • Twisted Vine adheres to a blind review policy, so we ask that you do not include any identifying information within your submission. To the best of our ability, authors, and artists remain anonymous during our selection process.
  • Once submissions are selected for publication, the contributor’s name will be revealed to the staff and additional information may be requested. Because this is a university press, we follow the standard academic calendar. Please do not submit queries until 6 months after the submission deadline. Editors will not respond outside of the semester calendar.

**Please note – internal submissions from Western New Mexico University staff and faculty will not be accepted.

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