What Happens Now?

October 13, 2017

Submissions are due TODAY! You have toiled over your pieces. You have worked long and hard to polish your submissions. You have turned them into Scribendi. And then what? Now you wait. But what happens between the submission deadline and the acceptance emails? In that long space between October 13th and February what happens? What … Read More

The Observer

The Observer

September 24, 2017

She considers herself to be thoughtful because she is constantly thinking a lot. She is always analyzing the world around her. For this reason, she is more reserved than many people and doesn’t talk much. When she does speak up, what she says is meaningful. This is Olivia Comstock, a National Student Exchange student from … Read More

Landlocked in New Mexico

Landlocked in New Mexico

September 23, 2017

Heather Brock is currently a senior college student with a major in Emerging Media and Digital Arts, with a minor in music. Living in the SRC apartments and possessing the ability to play the trumpet, this self-proclaimed type design nerd seems to be an ordinary UNM student. However, that assumption would be wrong. Heather is … Read More

Scribendi Staff Members Bond at Team Building Workshop

Scribendi Staff Members Bond at Team Building Workshop

September 9, 2017

On Sunday, August 27, after a week of classes, each Scribendi staff member mosied into the Honors College forum. The task ahead was foggy–what exactly does a “Team Building Workshop” entail? We were soon to find out. The idea, as the title suggests, was for each of us to become better acquainted with one another … Read More

Contributor Profile – Emily Suazo, Editors’ Choice Award Winner

August 22, 2017

How do you describe yourself as a writer? As a person? As a writer, I love experimentation — with voice, with genre, with form, with style. As a person, I’ve had the same breakfast order for three years and browse JSTOR for fun. You’ve been published two years in a row in Scribendi. Any advice for … Read More

Contributor Profile – Jenna Forster, Staff Choice Literature Award Winner

July 24, 2017

When choosing a piece to receive the Staff Choice Award for literature, our staff had several excellent options to consider. The Staff Choice Award is an especially important award for the Scribendi staff because it reflects us as a staff and our vision for the magazine. From the first read-through of all our submissions, “The … Read More

Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

July 20, 2017

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. The Lowest Star Johanna Byrn-Orand – University of New Mexico – 2006 The smell of summer is a sickening blooming, a cloying, grinning thing, and it rests on your neck, damps your collar, sets your head aflame. Headlights rise … Read More