ACC Writers Studio: Literary Contest and Progenitor Journal

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

ACC  Progenitor Art & Literary Journal and the Writers Studio Literary contest are part of Arapahoe Community College's art and literary life.

Each year, ACC accepts submissions from students and community for its Art and Literary Journal, the Progenitor, and for the Writers Studio Annual Literary Contest in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction.

The Progenitor Art & Literary Journal

The Progenitor Art & Literary Journal has been published each spring at ACC for the past 50 years.  The Journal publishes the best prose, poetry, art and photography it receives from ACC students and community members, near and far. 

Find out more about the Progenitor at our Progenitor Art & Literary Journal website.   Email with questions.

Progenitor accepts submissions beginning October 1st, 2017. Submission period will end February 15, 2018.

ACC's Writers Studio Literary Contest

Writers Studio holds a yearly spring literary contest in original unpublished works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction.  Winners of the contest receive $250 and read their winning pieces at the spring Literary Festival at ACC.  Their work is also published in the Progenitor Art & Literary Journal and nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  Details for the contest at the Writers Studio Literary Contest Email if you have questions.

2018 Writers Studio Literary Contest: Submission accepted October 1,2017-January 15, 2018 midnight.