THE MUSE is seeking submissions for its 2009-2010 anthology. We accept works in the following categories:

  • Art (Painting, Ceramics, Photography, Drawing, etc.)

  • Poetry 

  • Short Fiction (short story, plays, etc.)

  • Essay

We may award cash prizes* to the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners in poetry, prose, & art.


Application Form to Download 


Official Guidelines:

·   SSC students, faculty, and employees may enter original works for publication (no limit on submissions); however, only students are eligible for cash prizes.

·   No entry fee required.

·   All written works submitted must be in Microsoft Word and transmitted via email or labeled disk/CD.

·   Artwork should be submitted on disk as a jpeg (journal printed in b/w only).

·   Those submitting works must fill out a permission of publication form for each entry. You will find these forms outside Kelli McBride’s office, Scott #109-8, and by the Sigma Kappa Delta bulletin board in the Scott Building.

·   Deadline for entry is October 25, 2009.


*The amount of cash prizes depends directly upon the availability of funds raised by members of SSC’s chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, the National English Honor Society for Two-year Colleges.


We accept and appreciate donations. Please contact faculty sponsors Kelli McBride (382-9274 or, and Rayshell Palmer (382-9563 or if you’d like to make a donation.