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Inscape Literary & Visual Arts Journal


Inscape is a literary and visual arts journal that Morehead State University students produce. Through a joint effort between the Department of English & Modern Languages and the Department of Communication, Media Art & Design, Inscape provides you with additional opportunities to publish your work, build your portfolio and/or resume, and expand your experience and knowledge of the submission, editing and/or publication process.

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Prizes will be awarded to the top four pieces. Winners are announced at the Inscape Fine Arts Showcase reception on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. in MSU's Golding-Yang Art Gallery.

  • Cover Design Contest: Up to 3 entries per person.
    • $100
  • Art for Publication Contest: Up to 3 entries per person. Work must have been completed while attending MSU.
    • 1st place: $100
    • 2nd place: $75
    • 3rd place: $50
    • Honorable mention: $25
  • Literary Contest:
    • First-place prizes of $100 are awarded to each of the following three categories: poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Only submissions submitted by MSU Students will be eligible for Inscape prizes; however, any individual is eligible to submit their work for Inscape publishing.


This annual juried publication features a wide range of media and works including:

  • Ceramics
  • Creative essays
  • Design
  • Digital art
  • Drawing & Illustration
  • Nonfiction
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Printmaking
  • Prose
  • Sculpture
  • Short stories