Inkling submission form

  • Magazine submissions are accepted year round, and the magazine is released annually, in late spring. Submissions sent by December 5th are considered for the issue to be released in the spring semester immediately following the submission. Submissions received after December 5th are considered for the spring of the next academic year. Only original, unpublished works are accepted. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable. Please notify us at if your piece is accepted by another publisher. 

  • Only LSC-Tomball students (enrolled in credit courses at the time of submission) are eligible to submit. 

  • All submissions must be accompanied by the Inkling submission form.

  •  All work must submitted electronically.   Email your pieces and the submission form to

  • Maximum entries per person: six (6) writing submissions and six (6) art submissions 

  • Writers and artists selected for publication will be notified by mail. Expect notification in March.

    NOTE: Submissions selected for publication are automatically entered into the Lone Star College-Tomball Inkling Creative Arts Contest.  Winners will receive cash awards: $300 for cover art, first place prose and first place poetry; $200 for second place prose and second place poetry; and  $100 for third place prose and third place poetry.