Submission Guidelines:

Submissions open on October 1st, 2014 at:


The deadline is December 15th, 2014.


thread is an undergraduate literary journal, so we only accept work from current USF undergraduate students.



Categories and Limits:

  • Literary Criticism: maximum 15 pages

  • Short Fiction: maximum 15 pages

  • Poetry: maximum 5 pages each, 4 poems total

  • Creative Non-fiction: maximum 15 pages

  • Flash Fiction: maximum 750 words

  • Essay: maximum 15 pages