What is Grub Street?
Founded in 1952, Grub Street is Towson University’s literary journal. Published annually, Grub Street features fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and visual art

Do I have to be a student at Towson University?
Absolutely not! All are welcome to submit; there are no requirements other than following submission guidelines.

Where can I find a copy of Grub Street?
Grub Street magazine racks are located in many places on the Towson University campus, including the second and first-floor entrance of the University Union, the entrances to the College of Liberal Arts building, the College of Liberal Arts Reading Room, the lobby of Enrollment Services, as well as other locations throughout campus. We also distribute issues at literary conferences, festivals, and Baltimore-based universities and bookstores. Please e-mail us if you are seeking copies of a particular volume.

In addition to our print edition, Grub Street has begun featuring work from our talented contributors online. Often the work featured online will not appear in print, so make sure to check out both here at Grub Street Online. There is a PDF download of the latest print version available here on our site as well.  

Who can submit to Grub Street?
Anyone! You do not have to attend Towson University to submit to Grub Street

How do I submit to Grub Street?
Our submission process is entirely online at Submittable. After creating an account, upload your work under the appropriate category you wish to submit. This account also allows you to monitor the status of your submission.

How will I know if you received my submission?
Once you upload your submission, you will receive a confirmation email via Submittable.

When do I find out if I’m going to be published?
We will not know which submissions make it to the magazine until after our December submission deadline. Due to the high volume of submissions we receive, please expect a delay in receiving an acceptance or a rejection email. We will contact you through Submittable when we make a decision regarding your work. 

Still have questions? Email us!

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