Submission Guidelines:

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    • Any piece submitted to Tuxedo is expected to be the creator’s own original work, and not previously published material.
    • We accept poetry, prose, art, and audio submissions.
    • We take three submissions per participant.
    • For our writers, our word limit is 2,500 words per submission.
    • We have opened our form here to submit to our Spring 2023 Issue, by April 15th. You can check us out on Instagram @tuxedoartsjournal or email us at for more information.
    • If you plan to submit an original piece for the Penguin Prize, please email your submission to Our prompt is “Out of the Unexpected!” We are accepting drawings, photography and graphic design submissions!
    • Tuxedo is a student-run open access arts journal. Our purpose is to display a range of art and media forms, both from within the Dominican University of California and the greater community.
    • Tuxedo editing staff retains editorial control over all material submitted. All copyright reverts to original authors and creators.
    • Tuxedo acquires one time electronic rights. Submissions accepted will be published in a single issue. Issue content will become accessible via the journal’s archives following its initial publication.