THE MUSE, SSC’s Literary and Art Journal, is seeking submissions for its 2018 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 Kelli McBride 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 (RTF or DOCX file formats only) and art work must be jpeg and transmitted via email to Kelli McBride at A completed entry form must accompany each entry. Incomplete entries or those not in the proper file formats may be disqualified.

  • Deadline for entry is June 4, 2018

*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 Yasminda Choate ( or Kelli McBride (, if you’d like to make a donation.