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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The MacGuffin, established in 1984, is a national literary magazine created on campus. The journal is a 160 page 6” x 9” perfect-bound collection of poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual art. Our MacGuffin is published three times per year. The mission of The MacGuffin is to encourage, support, and enhance the literary arts in the Schoolcraft College community and beyond. By fulfilling its role as an internationally read literary journal, The MacGuffin brings prestige to Schoolcraft College. It is our main vehicle for our contribution to literary excellence.
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Primary Editor/Contact Person
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, translation
Terry Blackhawk, Conrad Hilberry, Laurence Lieberman
We accept submissions via Submittable, email, and post. Submissions must be unpublished; simultaneous submissions are allowed if notified.
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions
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Simultaneous Submissions Accepted
4 - 16 weeks
Our National Poet Hunt Contest runs annually from April to June and is judged by a guest poet.
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Back Issues Available
Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published
6 - 9
Average Number Of Pages
Publish Print Anthology?