March/Early April, Update on Zoom Magazine Production

April 5, 2021

March 31, 2021  The unique situation of having to work remotely this semester has not hindered our progress in creating a magazine that we are proud to share with the world, but (probably like most people) in the current quarantined environment, there is a general feeling of burnout because of the purely remote working situation. … Read More

Inside the Review Process

December 2, 2020

Happy end of the semester everyone! Or, if it’s not a happy end of the semester for you, our sincerest condolences. We hope the next will be better.We’ve been ramping up to Winter break over here at Scribendi the only way we know how: reviewing submissions! This year we received a total of 481 submissions, … Read More

As the semester comes to a close…

November 23, 2020

Hello followers of Scribendi!  As the Fall semester is ending, we, the staff, wanted to send out a huge thank you to everyone who sent in submissions for the 2021 edition of Scribendi. We have been working diligently to read every poem and story, view every piece of artwork and photography, and finalize our selection … Read More

Scribendi 2020 Pacemaker Finalists

October 25, 2020

For the first time since 2014, Scribendi was named a Pacemaker award finalist by the Associated College Press in the category of literature and arts magazines. Each year, the ACP evaluates hundreds of collegiate newspapers, magazines, and other media from schools across the United States, selecting the strongest publications in each category to celebrate. According … Read More

Scribendi’s Fall Start

October 13, 2020

Hello, my name is Paul and I am a Scribendi staff member. It’s been an intense year with Covid-19 and with the campus switched over to mainly remote learning for the fall semester. Our Publication Fair that we held in September, with Limina: UNM Nonfiction Review and Conceptions Southwest, and was fairly successful, even with … Read More

New year, new submissions

October 12, 2020

Hey all! Happy midterm week! Things are starting to ramp up this week at Scribendi, as submissions are due tomorrow, October 9th. If you haven’t submitted yet, now’s the time! And if you have, thank you, and we are so excited to see your work! We’ve begun reading poetry submissions, and I have to say, … Read More

Interview with Julia Daricek, WRHC Award in Nonfiction

August 21, 2020

“How to Speak Latin” by Julia Daricek  Julia Daricek is an international studies major at Colorado State University. Her creative nonfiction piece “How to Speak Latin” has won the 2020 Western Regional Honors Council award for nonfiction. Continue to read Scribendi’s exclusive interview with her!  What was your purpose or inspiration for writing “How to Speak Latin?”   I was studying … Read More

Interview with Nora Vanesky, WRHC Award in Open Media

July 31, 2020

“media projections” by Nora Vanesky   The winner of Scribendi’s annual WRHC Award for Open Media this year is Nora Vanesky, a third-year student at the University of New Mexico. She dabbles in many forms of art, including video art, on a regular basis.   “Media Projections” showcases Nora herself and a young man standing in front of a wall, alternating between them as … Read More

Interview with Stu Nolan, WRHC Award in Poetry

July 10, 2020

“An Address on the Fragmentation of My Self” by Stu Nolan  How long have you been writing poetry?   I have been playing with language and writing in some form since I was young, but I really started reading and writing poetry more formally when I was a freshman in high school— about 7 years.  What inspired you … Read More

Interview with Alec Lepisto, WRHC Award in Fiction

June 19, 2020

Fugue by Alec Lepisto Alec Lepisto is a physics and mathematics honors student attending Idaho State University. His fiction piece “Fugue” has won the 202 Western Regional Honors Council (WRHC) award for fiction. Continue to read Scribendi’s exclusive interview with him!  What was your purpose in creating “Fugue”?   I don’t know that I had a particular purpose in writing … Read More