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Welter 55 Contest - Call for Submissions

55 years. 55 words.

Something to say? Up for a challenge? Can you get your point across in exactly 55 words, no more, no fewer? Help us celebrate our 55th year of Welter by composing a 55-word story, poem, or piece of creative nonfiction. Submit below to the Welter 55 Contest by October 19 (at 11:59 p.m.).

Winners will receive publication on our magazine's website and recognition via our social media platforms. The top winner also gets a coincidental $55 in prize money. #welter55


General Call for Submissions 

Founded in 1965, Welter is the University of Baltimore's premier literary journal committed to publishing excellent fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art from writers of all ages from all around the world. While a lot has changed in 55 years, we stay true to our name and continue to believe that art has the power to stir things up and create positive change. 

Act fast and submit your best work that engages, illuminates, and maybe even provokes some inspiring chaos. Submissions for our website accepted through October 19 (at 11:59 p.m.). 

General Call for Submissions Guidelines: Please submit one story of 7,000 words or fewer; one essay of 7,000 words or fewer; one to three poems; or one to three pieces of visual art.

***Note: If your work may trigger some readers, in your view, please alert us in your note.***

Welter at University of Baltimore