Seaswells and High Tide General Submission Guidelines (non-contest--see below for contest)

  • All submissions must be previously unpublished
  • All submissions must include a 50-150 word bio (about you as a person/writer/artist...interests, other work that has been published (if any), etc)
  • General submissions for the print journal Seaswells accepted 9/1-2/14 each year
  • General submissions for the online journal High Tide accepted on a rolling basis (that is, at any time, to be considered for the next issue), but summer submissions may not receive a reply until fall
  • General submissions accepted for poetry, prose, photography, and art
  • General submissions for the print journal Seaswells open to all present and former CCGA students
  • General submissions to the online journal High Tide open to undergraduate students at any institution, all members of the Golden Isles and all South Georgia communities, and all present and former CCGA students, faculty, and staff
  • General submissions from present CCGA students simultaneously considered for both Seaswells and High Tide
  • All entries should be emailed to seaswells@ccga.edu
  • The email subject line should state "General Submission" and the category (poetry, prose, art, photography)
  • If submitting in more than one category, compose a separate email for each category
  • The body of the email must include submission title(s), and writer/artist name, email, contact number, bio, and affiliation (present and former CCGA student, faculty, or staff, Golden Isles community member, South GA community member, or undergraduate at another institution)
  • All poetry and prose entries must be attached as .doc or .docx files
  • All photography and art entries should be attached as high quality digital files, 100KB/at least 300dpi
  • Each person may submit up to five entries in each category
  • Recommended entry fee: donate to the Glynn Community Crisis Center (domestic violence) or America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia (food assistance). For more information click here.

Seaswells Contest Guidelines

  • Contests open to all current CCGA students
  • All submissions must be previously unpublished
  • All submissions must include a 50-150 word bio (about you as a person/writer/artist...interests, other work that has been published (if any), etc)
  • Contest submissions accepted 9/1-12/1 each year
  • Students may submit up to three entries in each competition
  • All entries should be emailed to seaswells@ccga.edu
  • The email subject line should state the contest title (example: "Barr Poetry Contest" or "Black & White Photography Contest")
  • If submitting in more than one category, compose a separate email for each category (example: separate emails needed for Color Photography Contest and Computer-Enhanced Photography Contest)
  • The body of the email must include submission title(s), medium (for art files), and writer/artist name, email, bio, and contact number
  • All poetry and prose entries must be attached as .doc or .docx files
  • All photography and art entries should be attached as high quality digital files, 100KB/at least 300dpi
  • All artwork must also be submitted to Jones 109, SAC 129, or the Camden Center Office (send a SEPARATE email from your submission email to set up a time to meet for drop off)
  • Recommended entry fee: donate to the Glynn Community Crisis Center (domestic violence) or America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia (food assistance). For more information click here.

Contest Information:

Barr Poetry Contest - May be written in any style on any reasonable topic. A length of fewer than fifty lines is recommended.

First Place: $100

Second Place: $75

Third Place: $50

Austin/Garner Prose Contest - May be short stories, essays, or creative paragraphs. May be dramatic, analytical, sci-fi, comedy, satire, or another approach. Recommended 1,500 words maximum.

First Place: $100

Second Place: $75

Third Place: $50

Art Contest - Any medium is allowed, including digital, pencil, ink, pastels, watercolor, acrylic, oil, conte crayon, and charcoal. Please identify the medium when you submit the high quality digital files, 100KB/at least 300dpi. The artwork may be dropped off at one of the following locations: (1) Jones 109 (2) SAC 129 (3) Camden Center Office (send a SEPARATE email from your submission email to set up a time to meet for drop off).

First Place: $100

Second Place: $75

Third Place: $50

Photography Contests: Must be high quality digital files, 100KB/at least 300dpi. No need to submit printed copies. May enter up to three photos in each photography contest (total of nine entries).

Black & White: $75

Color: $75

Computer-Enhanced: $75

Best Overall (Taken from all three categories): $100


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