Submissions Reminder and Little Bear Event!

October 12, 2021

Hello, Scribendi readers and submitters, Our submission deadline is coming up quickly! If you have a piece of poetry, creative non-fiction, short fiction, visual art, photography, or open media that you would like to submit, make sure to submit it before the deadline on October 15th! With that said, we have already received a large … Read More

2021 Pub Fair!

October 1, 2021

On September 22, staff members Rose and Jacquelynn hosted the annual Scribendi Publications Fair at La Posada Pedway. In collaboration with the chief editors of Limina and Conceptions Southwest, hundreds of free magazines were handed out to students within the four-hour time frame—the staff members of the three magazines tabled between 10 a.m. and 2 … Read More

Back In the Office

September 16, 2021

After a year and a half working online, the Scribendi team is finally back in the office! The past few semesters have been challenging for everyone in different ways, but that only makes us more excited to be collaborating, in person, on the 2022 edition of Scribendi. With a new staff and exciting new ideas, … Read More

Interview with Rosario Marroquin-Flores, a Scribendi Alumni

May 14, 2021

Marroquin was a former Scribendi staff member who worked on 2013 edition. She was a STEM major who wanted to explore her artistic side as a Scribendi member. Marroquin believes that being Scribendi member is a lifelong valuable experience directly useful in various life-long activities.   “I gained skills in graphic design, copy editing, and learned about the steps that go into journal production. I was … Read More

Interview with Sogol Gharaei, WRHC Winner in Poetry

May 14, 2021

For the next installment of our interview series, Scribendi staff member Alex Dickey sat down with WRHC Poetry Award Winner Sogol Gharaei to talk about her poem “Diaspora.” From her contributor bio: “Sogol is a first-generation immigrant from Iran. She wrote this small collection because the world is full of other voices that are never heard. She wrote to … Read More

Interview with WRHC Winner in Visual Art, Ethan Swanberg

May 13, 2021

What was your inspiration behind drawing “Harvested Selfhood”?  The concept of fruit and vegetable portraiture was definitely inspired by the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. He’s a 14th-century Italian artist that did a lot of intricate portraiture using anything from babies to books! A lot of his work is surrealist feeling, but he did it before it was cool. I ran with the concept for a drawing assignment and then later recycled it to create the lithography print that … Read More

Interview with WRHC Award Winner in Creative Nonfiction, Emily Rice

May 13, 2021

What inspired you to write “Sincerely, a Climate Science Undergrad”?  There’s a piece within the piece, it’s a lot of journal entries and short stories strung together. The original of the stories that I wrote that kind of inspired the whole thing was the “Sincerely, a Climate Science Undergrad” that’s written as a letter to some of my professors and I wrote that last year … Read More

Interview with Saul Vazquez, WRHC Winner in Photography

May 7, 2021

Saul Vazquez is a student at California State University, Northridge and is currently in his second year. He is second from his nuclear and extended family to go to college.  How did you create “Luz de la Luna”, both conceptually and physically? Were there any particular considerations when constructing this piece?  I wanted this piece … Read More

Interview with Katrina Lantz, Staff Choice Award in Literature

May 5, 2021

Katrina Lantz is a Neuroscience major at BYU in Utah. Katrina is the author of three books (two are part of a three book children’s series)— Drats, Foiled Again! (April 2018), Bombs Away (June 2019), and The Healing Bucket (March 2019), all self-published from Lion Spark Publishing. She has written middle-grade superhero/supervillain books for the whole family and Christian motivational books for adults. Her interests include—neuroscience, natural … Read More

Interview with Julia Seaton, WRHC Award in Short Fiction

May 3, 2021

Julia Seaton is a violin performance and honors humanities major Azusa Pacific University. She has won the 2021 Western Regional Honors Council award for short fiction with her piece “The Eye of a Cover.” Keep reading below to learn more about Julia’s inspiration from an exclusive interview with her.   What was your inspiration for The Eye of a Cover?   I wrote … Read More