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Welcome to SWIRL

A Literature and Arts Journal for Lone Star College-Montgomery

Now accepting VIDEOs for the online version of the 2016-2017 Journal.

swirl literature and arts journal 2016 cover

The Swirl Literature and Arts Journal now features an online version that will include videos showcasing our student’s and community’s most creative movies, performance art, music, dance, photo and multimedia art.

The printed journal includes student poetry, prose, art and photography in a full color format. Swirl is produced by a staff of student editors and designers and focuses on marrying unique design with literature and art. Swirl also features very talented writers from the Montgomery County community.

New Submission Requirements

New Video Requirements

All videos must be less than five minutes and submitted as MP4/H.264, minimum size and frame rate 1280x720 • 23.98 fps. You can upload a video for submission review, but you will need to deliver the file if your video is accepted into the journal.

Video Delivery Method If Accepted

You may deliver your video in person to the College Relations office or send electronically via Dropbox or something similar to LaNae.A.Ridgwell@lonestar.edu

Short Story & Poetry Requirements

All text, such as poetry, short stories, etc should be submitted as Microsoft Word documents.

Art & Photography

Art and photography can be submitted as EPS, JPEG, PNG, or TIF files and must be at least 300 dpi in resolution and at least 5 x 7 inches

Profile Picture Required for Biography Section of the Journal

We ask everyone to please include a  2 x 3 inch  photo of yourself along with a 75-word (or less) blurb to be included in our Biography Section located at the back of the journal.

Interested in submitting your work to SWIRL?

Fill out the Online Form.

Submit Now!

For information about SWIRL
Email swirl@LoneStar.edu

Meet the Advisors

Cliff Hudder
Phone: 936.273.7399
Email: Clifford.W.Hudder@LoneStar.edu

Lana Myers  
Phone: 936.273.7053
Email: Lana.C.Myers@LoneStar.edu

LaNae Ridgwell
Office: E-101C
Phone: 936.273.7229
Email: LaNae.A.Ridgwell@LoneStar.edu

Mary Lasco
Phone: 936.271.6334
Email: Mary.Lasco@LoneStar.edu