Founded in 2010, Inspired (formerly Celebrate!) is UMC's annual creative writing and art journal.University of Minnesota Crookston's Inspired Publication. Cover photo of a cold winter day at UMC with sun shining and sundogs gleaming. Click to open PDF version.

We welcome submissions of original fiction, non-fiction, poetry, photography, and other visual artwork from any University of Minnesota Crookston student (including online students), faculty, or staff member.

Inspired Issue 6 PDF File Icon
released January 2019

Correction: Issue 6 [print] (pg. 58) cover photograph by: Crystal Rodriguez

Submissions for Issue 7 (2019) are now open!

All submissions should be made electronically, and each piece must be submitted separately. Files must be smaller than 16 MB. Written submissions must be under 1000 words. Submission does not guarantee publication.

Submit your file here

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