Homespun seeks to publish a variety of the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, and other creative work submitted by the students and alumni of Tennessee Technological University. Submissions are selected on the basis of artistic merit, with special consideration paid to imagination and vision, honest emotion, skilled and artistic use of language, overall artistry, and craftsmanship.
The views expressed in this magazine do not necessarily reflect those of the Homespun staff, its faculty advisor, the Department of English and Communications, or Tennessee Technological University. The work published in this magazine is the sole property of the authors and may not republished or reproduced without their written permission.
Current students and alumni of Tennessee Tech University are invited to submit original poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, drawings and photographs, and other creative work at any time during the academic school year. Please submit no more than six poems at a time. Prose works should not be longer than 35 pages. You may hand deliver your submissions to the Department of English and Communications (320 Henderson Hall) or send your work via Campus Mail to Homespun, C/O Department of English and Communications, Box 5053 via US postal mail to Homespun, C/O Department of English and Communications, Box 5053, Tennessee Tech University, 900 N. Dixie Avenue, Cookeville, TN 38505.
Formats for Submissions
All submissions must be titled and include the writer’s name, major, telephone number, and campus box number. Submissions on 3.5" computer disks are accepted in WordPerfect, Word, and Macintosh formats, but must be accompanied by a hard copy. Anonymous submissions cannot be considered for publication.
Use a 12 point font and one-inch margins. Prose works must be double-spaced. Poems should be single-spaced. Make copes of your work. Drawings and photographs can be returned to the artists, but written works cannot be returned to the writers.