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Utopia Parkway Launch Event

Date: Monday, May 13, 2024
Time: 12:15–1:30pm
Location: Godwin-Ternbach Museum

Everyone is invited to the launch event of the Spring 2024 issue of Queens College’s undergraduate literary journal, Utopia Parkway. Copies will be available to browse, and student editors and faculty advisors will be on hand to answer questions. This year’s editors include design students Jeremiah Rorie and Rosalyn Garcia. Faculty advisors include Assistant Professor of Design Kristy Caldwell. Read about the editors here.

The Spring 2024 issue includes contributions from design students Janelle Dey, Rosalyn Garcia, Scarlet Hernandez, Jenny Lin, Vivian Luo, Jenny Mao, Habin Moon, Danilo Moy Li, Steven Noh, Jeremiah Rorie, and Maya Speller. Cover art and design by Jeremiah Rorie.

The event will include a slideshow of all visual art from the issue and feature readings from several creative writing contributors.

Utopia Parkway literary journal

Utopia Parkway is open for visual art submissions! Deadline March 15

Email visual art submissions to  

We accept image jpegs of a wide range of visual art. If you’re excited about it then please submit it. Image format: RGB, 300 dpi. Time-based media, such as video and animation, may be submitted as a link to a publicly shared Google Drive or Dropbox folder. If you aren’t sure how to submit your work then please email us. You may submit multiple projects.

Limit submissions of narrative art, such as comics, to 10 pages. Video submissions should not exceed 7 minutes.

Please follow this naming protocol for all art submission attachments: 
Full Name_Project Title_image number.extension

Kristy Caldwell_Home Is_01.jpg
Kristy Caldwell_Home Is_02.jpg
Kristy Caldwell_Portals_01.jpg

The subject line of your email should read: your last name, a period, and then the genre(s) of work you are submitting. Ex: Smith.VisualArt or Smith.VisualArt.Poetry

All submissions require a cover letter:
The cover letter must state your name, your genre(s) and title(s) of the work you are submitting, one or two sentences about you and your interest in visual art (and creative writing, if there’s a written component to your project), and your preferred email address. Questions welcome.