Visions is Elon’s student-organized and operated blog and annual publication which features the works of Elon University students from all disciplines with an interest in sustainability. Visions’  mission is to take care of our social and natural environment, to inspire optimism by bringing comfort and community to Elon, amplifying voices through conversation and culture. All submissions are reviewed by our student editors before publication.

Submission Guidelines

What we’re looking for:

Visions welcomes submissions from any Elon undergraduate student across the following categories:

  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Short fiction
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Research summaries
  • Media reviews

Submissions may be posted on social media or our blog, and are eligible for a spot in our printed Spring issue.

How to Submit

Please fill out this form*.

*Upload PDF documents; not Word!

Visions Submission Guidelines

Please note:

  • Please ensure that your work is fully your own, without the help of AI
  • Ensure that your work is free of grammatical errors
  • We do not accept full research papers, only summaries
  • Short fiction is preferred to be between 1,000 to 7,000 words
  • If you are submitting multiple pieces, please submit multiple forms
  • Serif fonts at size 12 preferred
Submission Dates

2024 Magazine Submission Deadline: First Day of Fall Semester Classes (August 27, 2024)

2025 Magazine Submissions Open: September 10, 2024

Submissions will remain open during the summer!

Student Editors:

Myka Thomas, ‘27
Lola Moore, ‘27

Office Manager:

Kiley Sherlock, ‘27

Faculty Supervisor:

Dr. Scott Morrison, Associate Professor of Education

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