We are currently open for submissions for the 2021 journal. Please note that the journal is only able to be published through the equipement and facilities provided by North Central College. In any future case the campus will be closed due to COVID-19, an online version of the journal will be made available.


30 North considers previously unpublished poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and art by undergraduate writers and artists.


You must be a currently enrolled undergraduate at a two or four year institution at the time of submission. Please submit using your .edu email address, your institution, and your year. 


Please also include a brief bio paragraph, written in the third person. 


We ask for first serial rights; after publication in our journal, all rights revert to the author. 









Submit up to 5,000 words of fiction. 
Submit up to 5,000 words of creative non-fiction. 
Up to 5 poems.
Up to 6 high quality submissions of photography or artwork. All submissions are considered for the cover. 

Please note: We often wait to review the artwork submissions all at once, so there may be a delay in sending a response regarding the status of your submission.
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