Submission Guidelines

All submissions should be sent to taprootproject@gmail.com

 

General Guidelines:
Maximum of ten submissions per candidate
  • Please include the following in your submission email:
    • Full name (include name preference for publishing)
    • Academic status:
      • If student: current rank and academic majors/minors.
      • If Alumnus: current title, degrees, majors/minors and year of graduation from OSU at Newark
    • Optional: additional contact information.
Text Submissions:
  • We accept submissions of poetry, prose and fiction.
  • We prefer text submissions be made in Rich Text format (.rtf)
  • All text submissions should be sent with file names that include the author’s last name.
  • Please be sure the document includes the author’s full name and email address at the beginning.
Music Submissions:
  • We accept original music pieces of any style for our online journal.
  • For submissions made by bands or groups please include: band or group name, each member’s contact information, and a list of band member’s position (such as singer, guitarist, etc.)
  • Our preferred format for music is Mp3.
  • All music submissions should be sent with file names that include the musician’s last name. If the piece does not have a title, then just a number and last name is sufficient.
Visual Art Submissions:
  • We accept submissions of digital photography, drawings, paintings, animations and short films.
  • Please send the highest resolution version of each submission.
  • Preferred formats for visual art submissions are as follows:
    • Photos, paintings, and drawings: jpeg format.
    • Videos and animations: avi format
  • All art submissions should be sent with file names that include the artist’s last name. If the piece does not have a title, then just a number and last name is sufficient.
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