Submission Guidelines

Ink Cloud 2023

Submission Deadline: April 17, 2023.

April is National Poetry Month. In celebration, the Ivy Tech Fort Wayne Library is accepting submissions for its annual poetry publication, Ink Cloud. All submissions are accepted now through April 17th

In addition to original poetry, participants may submit short stories and original artwork. We are also looking for talented graphic designers to reimagine the Ink Cloud logo.

Submission Requirements:

  1. Poetry, short stories, or art must be your original work and new to Ink Cloud.
  2. Poet, writer, or artist must be a current Ivy Tech student, staff or faculty member.
  3. Poetry and short stories must be in (Word) .docx or (Adobe) .pdf format.
  4. Please include your name, contact information, and any unique format specifications for your work.
  5. Participants may submit up to 3 poems, 2 short stories (1000 max. word count each) and 2 pieces of visual art.
  6. AI generated art in any form will not be accepted.

Questions or suggestions? Please reach out to Library Assistant, Ryan Wierbiki:

Submission Form