Spires is an intercollegiate art and literary magazine based at Washington University in St. Louis. The magazine is published bi-annually and distributed free of charge to the Washington University community at the end of each semester. We review all undergraduate submissions of poetry, prose, short stories, creative non-fiction, drama, artwork, and digital media.

We accept submissions from all undergraduates currently enrolled in any American university. We are currently accepting submissions for our Spring 2024 issue through this submission link. Please read the Submission Guidelines page before emailing us.

Our latest issue can be found on the “current issue” page.

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