Publish Your Writing

A number of campus and local magazines and journals publish undergraduate writing.

Forbes and Fifth

Forbes and Fifth is an interdisciplinary magazine produced by Pitt's Office for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity. The journal publishes undergraduate research and creative work.

Creative Nonfiction

Creative Nonfiction is a quarterly journal highlighting nonfiction writing, including memoirs, personal essays, prose, and literary journalism, as well as an exploration of the writing process. The journal publishes writings from a variety of sources—including undergrads—and accepts submissions year-round.

Collision Literary Magazine

Collision Literary Magazine publishes creative nonfiction writing from college undergraduates, including University of Pittsburgh students. One of the few undergraduate publications in America devoted solely to creative nonfiction, Collision accepts a wide variety of work, including prose, poetry, essays, and personal narratives/memoirs. Other artists—especially photographers and musicians—are also encouraged to contribute. The magazine also awards cash prizes for exemplary work in specific fields and genres. Visit the Collision Literary Magazine on Facebook.