Interview with Hyunju Blemel, WRHC Photography Award Winner

April 21, 2020

Hyunju Blemel, a student at the University of New Mexico, is an energetic and determined young woman who is turning her passion for photography into a career. She fell in love with the process of photography in a high school photography class where she got to develop film and manipulate the prints. Hyunju bought herself a small digital … Read More

10 Questions with Staff Choice for Art Winner Isabel Heiland

April 17, 2020

Isabel Heiland is the creator of Amanita Muscaria, the Scribendi 2020 Staff Choice award winner for visual art.  You go to a coffee shop. What do you order?  When I go get coffee (which is frequently), I normally order a plain latte, sometimes with two shots if I’m feeling like I need it!  What is your … Read More

Inside the Review Process

December 2, 2019

There is cause for celebration not only for the Fall semester coming to a close soon but also because the 2020 Staff recently completed the first round of submission review! This year, Scribendi received about 550 submissions that are split between Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Photography, Foreign Language, Short Fiction, Visual Art and Open Media. The … Read More

Interview with the editors about the NCHC Conference

November 19, 2019

This year the editors of Scribendi, Tirzah Reeves, Faith Montano, and Bettyjane Hoover, got to attend the 54th annual NCHC (National Collegiate Honors Council) conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. I asked them all some questions about the 4 days they spent at the conference titled “Disrupting Education” and their thoughts on it. Here’s what they … Read More

Honors Homecoming 2019

November 7, 2019

The Honors College Homecoming took place on October 26th and was a festive celebration with Frito Pie, beer and wine, and Scribendi’s silent auction. The silent auction was held to raise money for creating the 2020 magazine. The Scribendi team solicited donations from many local businesses around Albuquerque, and the generous sponsors donated about 30 … Read More

Publication Fair Recap

October 18, 2019

The publication fair was held on a pleasant day as a nice breeze danced through the trees for us on October 1, 2019. All of he undergraduate campus publications were represented at the publication fair. We had published issues available for perusal from The Daily Lobo, Conceptions Southwest Magazine, Best Student Essays, and Scribendi Magazine. … Read More

2019 Pacemaker Finalists

October 14, 2019

Starting on a happy note: the 2019 Pacemaker Award Finalists were finally announced (woohoo!) Not so happy note: the Scribendi 2019 Edition was not a finalist (boo) After receiving 126 entries from 22 states and Canada, the Associated College Press announced 41 collegiate magazines in either general interest or literary arts as finalists for the … Read More

Submission Deadline Coming Fast

October 8, 2019

In about 72 hours, the submission deadline for Scribendi 2020 will be upon us. If you are reading this, and dream of being published, submit to Scribendi the national literary and arts magazine made by students in the UNM Honors College. Submissions close on Oct 11th at midnight.  We choose submissions in the categories of … Read More

Meet Scribendi’s 2019/20 Staff

September 10, 2019

This year’s Scribendi staff started the semester with a fun and enlightening Sunday evening team building workshop. Faculty advisor Amaris Ketcham enlisted the help of Danielle, a former Scribendi staff member and editor who currently works with the UNM Global Education Office. For many years Danielle has led team building exercises in the annual workshops … Read More

Interview with Hannah Slind, WRHC Poetry Award Winner

September 3, 2019

Content warning: This interview contains discussion on topics including rape and trauma.   Hannah Slind is the author of the WRHC award winning poem “reliance”—while she attends the University of Utah, the state in which she grew up, her international ties include her birthplace in England and her Canadian parents. Her poem “reliance” impressed Scribendi staff and the WRHC alike for its sophisticated and … Read More