Inside the Review Process

November 30, 2015By webeditor1Neat Info

The Scribendi staff would like to thank everyone who submitted this year! We have tentatively decided what will be published in 2016. In this blog post, I will describe the review process. First, we read. Over the course of the last month, all three editors and all eleven staffers each read the 127 poems, fifty-two … Read More

Scribendi Staff Updates

November 18, 2015By webeditor1Neat Info

Scribendi has been hard at work reviewing submissions for the past several weeks. We have a great selection of writing, art, and open media to choose from and we are very excited to start putting the magazine together! Our Homecoming was a success, despite our staff getting partially smothered by glitter from our star and … Read More

Meet the 2016 Staff!

October 12, 2015By webeditor1Neat Info

Amaris Ketcham, Faculty Advisor In 5 words or less, describe what you’d do if confronted with a bear wearing a pirate hat wielding a roll of duct tape. Lament holding a honey jar. What is your favorite work of art? The Dante’s Inferno Exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. What is your most irrational … Read More

Scribendi So Far

October 3, 2015By webeditor1Neat Info

Scribendi has been hard at work training our new staff! We started off with a three hour long team building session at the beginning of the semester, where we honed our communication skills and gained insight into each new staff member’s strengths. Between scheduled classes, overlapping office hours, and team projects the staff has already … Read More

Contributor Profile: WRHC Creative Nonfiction Award Winner Georgie Zamantakis

June 11, 2015By webeditor1Contributor Profile, Neat Info, Scribendi Profiles

There’s a reason the phrase ‘the personal is political’ has found its way into almost every important social justice movement of our time. Though that phrase has come to mean something different to every generation, it still serves as a powerful slogan for underrepresented populations, whose stories are often lost amid the clamoring politics of … Read More

Evaluating Submissions

November 21, 2014By webeditor1Neat Info

Last month, the staff started looking through the submissions and compiling their own shortlists for each category. Now we’ve been discussing the shortlists together as a staff, one of the most fun parts of the process. As someone who has had more experience with prose than visual art, I appreciate these discussions a lot; I … Read More

Scribendi Events

October 17, 2014By webeditor1Neat Info

Two big events in the last few weeks: homecoming and the Publications Fair. The Scribendi staff helped put together the annual alumni homecoming event on Sept. 27 and held a silent auction. This year, the theme of the event was to shine a light on study abroad students. The evening was filled with “mingling” and … Read More

Meet the 2015 Staff

September 28, 2014By webeditor1Neat Info

  Amaris Ketcham, Faculty Advisor What’s your favorite place at UNM?: Under the trees by the anthropology building, where you can watch hawks What was the last picture you took with your phone?: The last picture I took with my phone was of an image of a phone on a phone booth. If you had to choose one … Read More