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Crimson Quill

  • Crimson Quill logoCrimson Quill is a journal aimed at encouraging undergraduates to find ownership and take pride in their contributions to the university community through their writing. This publication will include various academic genres of expository writing performed at the university, exploring multiple academic disciplines. A digital edition of the Crimson Quill is now available on our website.

    For questions regarding the Crimson Quill, contact the editors at

    Select for the submission form for the Crimson Quill.

    Current Edition

    The current, fifth edition of the Crimson Quill is available for digital reading and download. You can enjoy the PDF file on your computer or any mobile device.


    Where can I find sample papers?

    Sample papers can be viewed above in the linked current edition.

    Is there a minimum/maximum page length for the manuscripts?


    Who can submit?

    Anyone who was enrolled in English 100, 101, or 202 from summer 2015 to spring 2016. Please come back and check with us for the submission criteria next year.

    What documents can be submitted to the Crimson Quill?

    We accept any written works which were written for your English 100, 101, or 202 courses.

    How many submissions are we allowed to submit?

    In an attempt to include as many writing samples as possible, we do not limit numbers of submissions. However, we normally will publish only one work from the same author.

    Where do we turn in our submissions?

    You can take your manuscript to the English Department office, Humanities and Social Sciences Building 506, and e-mail a digital copy to