Submission Guidelines

Doodle Guidelines

This year (the tenth anniversary of The Echo) we are accepting black and white, casual doodles/ sketches to decorate the inside of our magazine with! This being said there are still some guidelines:

  • Realism is discouraged
  • We encourage notebook-style sketches/doodles
  • Black and white (or be willing it to be turned to black and white) 
  • Size limit: 8×10
  • Keep the original, don’t send in your only copy
  • No nipples (not our rule)
  • No memes
  • No anime
  • No genitalia

Submission Guidelines

Before you submit to The Echo, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with prior issues of our magazine. We showcase the work of students with diverse inspiration and subjects, thus, we encourage you to let your imagination roam free. That is, unless it includes any of the following outlawed characteristics. We don’t mean to limit your creativity with the following guidelines, but we do have some standards.

Things we won’t accept:

  • Fanfiction
  • “It was all a dream!” endings
  • Unnecessary vulgarity
  • Illegal confessions
  • Erotica
  • Anime
  • Memes
  • Tumblr posts
  • Unfinished pieces


Guidelines for Prose (including Scripts and Screenplays):

We try to set word limits to 2000 words (exceptions will be made on a case to case basis, but try to keep it close). We prefer to publish stand alone pieces. All content must be original; we don’t want to have to use Also, please proofread (if you haven’t read your own piece more than twice, why should we?).


Guidelines for Art:

  • No nipples (not our rule)
  • No memes
  • No anime
  • No genitalia

Please don’t turn in your only copy of an art piece; we aren’t responsible if it disappears.

We recommend that you scan the piece and send a file via the website or email to If you don’t have access to a scanner, email us the image or print it out and turn it in to the Submissions basket in room 211.


Guidelines for Poetry:

We accept poems in both free verse and traditional forms and have no particular length requirements. Preferably, poems are stand-alone pieces.

With Love,

The Echo