THE MUSE, SSC’s Literary and Art Journal, is seeking submissions for its 2013 anthology. We accept original works by SSC students, faculty, and staff in the following categories:

  • Art (photography, painting, ceramics, drawing, etc.)

  • Poetry

  • Short Fiction (short story, play, novella)

  • Essay & non-fiction

For more information about submitting prose, poetry, or art, please contact English professor Rayshell Clapper at

Official Guidelines:

  • SSC students, faculty, and employees may enter original works for publication; however, only students are eligible for cash prizes.

  • Sigma Kappa Delta may award cash prizes* in poetry, prose, and art for 1st, 2nd, or  3rd places.

  • All written works submitted must be in Microsoft Word and art work must be jpeg and transmitted via email to Rayshell Clapper at or A signed, completed permission of publication form must accompany each entry.

  • Deadline for entry is January 1, 2014

*The amount of cash prizes depends directly upon the availability of funds raised by members of SSC’s chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the National English Honor Society for Two-year Colleges. We accept and appreciate donations. Please contact faculty sponsors Rayshell Clapper (382-9563 or or Yasminda Choate ( if you’d like to make a donation.