Progenitor Art and Literary Journal

Type Of Organization
Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
ACC’s Progenitor Art & Literary Journal is a national-award-winning collegiate publication that is a cornerstone of Arapahoe Community College's art and literary life. Located in the Denver Metro area, we have a long-standing tradition of excellence, and we hope you submit your best work in order for us to keep winning awards for our annually-published book. Each year, we accept submissions from our students and the outside community around Colorado and indeed the world for our Art & Literary Journal in the genres of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Art and Photography, Illustrated Stories, and 10-minute plays. Please find specific guidelines for all genres in the category submission area. Our students who constitute the staff choose the works we publish, and do all the work for the publication from start to finish. Submissions are blind. The Progenitor Art & Literary Journal The Progenitor Art & Literary Journal has been published each spring at ACC for the past 56 years. The Journal publishes the best prose, poetry, art and photography it receives from ACC students and community members, near and far. Find out more about the Progenitor at our Progenitor Art & Literary Journal website. Email [email protected] with questions. Progenitor typically accepts submissions mid-January through early-February.

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Arapahoe Community College
Primary Editor/Contact Person
Jamey Trotter
Contact Title
English Faculty
Submissions Policy
Our submission window is short, as it is tied to a semester project. We typically accept subs mid-January through early February, a span of two-to-three weeks. Anyone can submit except for current staff members (students of the literary magazine class). All submissions are evaluated blind.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
Year Founded
Average Print Run
Total Circulation
Distributed to students and community members for free