Coastlines, FAU's literary magazine since 1970, accepts submissions of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, graphic narrative, translations*, and visual arts from April 1st to December 1st each year. All published works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction are eligible to win the annual Aisling Award, which comes with a cash prize.

*Works of translation may need to be accompanied with written permission from the author. Email us if you need help; we are happy to help you before the deadline!

At this time, we can only consider publishing the works of Florida Atlantic University students enrolled during the term of submission.

Please submit all work electronically. We will only accept the following digital formats:

  • .rtf (Rich Text Format), .txt (Plain Text)
  • .doc, .docx
  • .jpg

Send submission(s) as individual attachments via e-mail to coastlines@fau.edu Please include:

  • Your Full Name
  • Z-Number
  • Title and Genre of Submission (Preferably in the subject line of your e-mail)
  • FAU E-mail Address
  • A secondary e-mail address if you will be graduating within the next semester.

We are now accepting submissions for the 2016 issue of Coastlines until November 1st, 2015 . For more information, contact us or visit our FAQ page.


 Last Modified 9/30/15