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Sans Merci

sansmerciA Shepherd University journal of literature and the visual arts solicited from Shepherd students.  Submitted material is selected for publication by the student editors.

Every fall, Sans Merci, the student-run creative magazine at Shepherd University, looks for submissions of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and drama.  There is usually a maximum of 3,500 words per submission.  Submissions should include the student’s name, a short bio, e-mail address, and academic year on the cover letter only.  Acceptable files are .docx and .pdf.  There is no entry fee, and submissions are limited to five entries per person.  The deadline for submissions usually falls during the week after fall semester exams.  Submit writing to

Sans Merci Release Party

Join us for the official release party of volume 41 of Sans Merci, Shepherd’s creative magazine, featuring poetry, prose and art by Shepherd undergraduates, edited by Shepherd undergraduates.

THURSDAY, March 30th, at the Town Run Brewery, 202 East Washington Street.

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

For more information, contact