Calls for Submission: Asterisk* Journal [deadline: November 1st]


Monday, November 1, 2021 (All day)

Asterisk* Journal of Art is an art history and art publication started by students at Yale University in 2020. It is one of the few intercollegiate art history and art publications at the undergraduate level. You can access previous issues online. They are seeking high-quality essays that subvert traditional narratives in art and artworks that will offer new perspectives. These works can be a version or part of a course research paper/project, independent study, or honors thesis.
For essays: please submit a 300-word abstract that details the thesis of your essay along with the logical line of argumentation that gets you to it. Furthermore, attach a 2,000-3,000-word essay in a Microsoft Word Document with all the images you reference in the essay. You can use a maximum of four artworks per essay. It would be preferable if the essay was already in Chicago citation style (including footnotes, bibliography, etc.). If you are selected, you will need to convert it to Chicago style. All essays will be peer reviewed, and writers selected for the publication will receive drafts for revision prior to final publication.
For artworks: please submit a photograph of your artworks as individual and high-resolution “.jpgs” with their titles as file names. Furthermore, please attach a 200-word description of the artwork in a Microsoft Word Document. All photographable mediums of creative work will be considered (painting, photography, digital art, drawings, etc.). No more than 4 images per person will be selected.

To submit both artworks and essays, please email Please indicate your full name, your university, your class year, and your email. The title of the email should be "Lastname, Firstname Submission.” The deadline to submit is November 1st, 2021. Please do not submit previously published work, and any submission that does not heed the rules outlined in this email will be automatically disqualified.