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Live Arts is Back!

Posted on Nov 15, 2015 in Happenings | 0 comments

The Scriblerus, will once again host our annual Live Arts contest, open to high school and undergrad students who work in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, visual art (traditional and digital), video, and music. This contest encourages students to produce creative work that celebrates the intersection of art and life. Entries are accepted until April 23, 2016. First and second place winners will be published in The Scriblerus in May 2016.   One grand prize Live Arts winner will receive $200. First-place winners in each category receive $50. Entries are judged in the categories of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, visual art, video, and music, although the journal reserves the right not to...

Fall Contest 2016

Posted on Oct 4, 2015 in Featured | 0 comments

Scrib’s Fall Contest is back! This year, you could win a gift card package for a night on the town to Adam Brothers’ Cafe and the Globe Theater. Entries accepted until November 4. Submit your artwork, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, video, or music on our regular submissions page. Put the words Fall Contest in parentheses after the title of your piece in the “Title” field so we know you’re submitting specifically to our contest (otherwise we assume it’s a general submission for the spring issue). One winner will be selected to win the gift card package. This overall winner, along with any runner-up entries chosen by the editors, will be published in...

Meet the New Staff

Posted on Oct 2, 2015 in Featured | 0 comments

The Scriblerus literary arts journal welcomes a whole new staff for the school year of 2015/2016! Our head editor, Sarah Stone, and our staff editors, Abi Hillrich and Kelsey Neier, tell us a little bit about themselves.   Name Sarah Elizabeth Stone   Major Pastoral ministry/ English (emphasis in creative writing)   Favorite Creative Genres Poetry, photography, painting/drawing   My creative inspiration is… Tyler Knott Gregson is a heck of a poet. He’s also very involved in charity organizations. But artist wise, Van Gough or Chuck Close. Both of these painters have awesome stories. I mean Van Gough cut his ear off and Chuck Close is paralyzed from the...

Blue Watercolor of A Woman

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 in Visual Art | 0 comments

Author: Kristen Jemigan Senior at O’Fallon Township Highschool Live Arts Contest | High School Visual Art _________________________________________________________________________________________...

Everything Was Beautiful and Nothing Hurt

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

Author: Clara Souvignier Junior at New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Live Arts Contest | High School Poetry _________________________________________________________________________________________ 24 hours and the sun is rising I have not asked God to watch me while I sleep. It rained, and everything is silver. “So it goes.” The problem with insomnia is my limbs feel like dead batteries. I want you to wake up early and find me digging my feet into mud in the backyard. Will your throat burn with the smell of jasmine, like mine does? “So it goes.” The way you shrug and say, “So it goes” is enough to make me want to die. Stare at me like I’m...

Loneliness Verses Solitude

Posted on May 29, 2015 in Poetry | 0 comments

Author: Elizabeth Nisly Junior at Bluffton high school Live Arts Contest | High School Poetry _________________________________________________________________________________________ Divided by a narrow line Soft and light and hard to see The nuances are very fine Both involving only me Craving one, I fear the other Solitude’s uglier brother I fear no one will ever see All the finer points of me I’ll live alone as I grow old My stony heart vacant and cold But also clarity of thought Is something that cannot be bought Only solitude can find Nurture for reflective minds I fear my heart will find no home I fear my mind will find no rest _________________________________________________________________________________________ Elizabeth is a junior...