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Echoes & Visions

Echoes and Visions

Our History

Founded in 1989, Echoes & Visions is the annual student arts journal at Wor-Wic Community College. Our title speaks to the power of art to move us, both individually and collectively, and cast its echoes and visions far beyond the published page. Every fall semester, a public reading and reception is held on campus to celebrate the publication of each new issue, showcasing the talents of student writers and artists. In 2013, our 25th anniversary issue won 2nd place in its category (publications from junior/community colleges with a student enrollment over 2,501) in the American Scholastic Press Association’s Scholastic Yearbook and Magazine Awards.

Our Mission

The primary goals of Echoes & Visions are to encourage creative expression as well as to publish the best student writing and visual art submitted in any given academic year. Submissions are open to all current Wor-Wic students — and, at editorial discretion, alumni, college employees and guest writers — so each issue embraces a unique spirit of collaboration and community. Moreover, our editorial board consists of faculty and students alike in order to provide student-editors with the hands-on experience of crafting a professional publication from start to finish. Ultimately, we can publish only a fraction of the submissions we receive, but we strive nevertheless to provide constructive feedback whenever possible and foster the creative spirit in us all.

We are grateful to the Arts Club and to the Student Government Association for their financial support.

Echoes & Visions is freely available in the campus bookstore during normal business hours.

Please see our submissions guidelines below for additional information.

Submission Guidelines

Poetry: Submit up to five poems, with each selection serving as a separate submission. All submissions should be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .rtf.

Fiction/Nonfiction: Prose pieces should be no more than 3,000 words, with each selection serving as a separate submission. Excerpts from longer works are fine as long as they can stand on their own. All submissions should be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .rtf.

Artwork: Submit up to three pieces of art, with each selection serving as a separate submission. All artwork should be scanned onto the computer and submitted as a .jpg or .gif file.

Questions?

Please direct all queries to Mrs. Melissa Reddish, co-faculty advisor, at mreddish@worwic.edu.

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