Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The following submissions will be considered for acceptance:

  1. Forms of Literary Expression (Fiction or Non-Fiction) such as Narrative, Essay, or Poetry. Submissions should be less than 3000 words, and should center on the human condition. Topics may include, but are not limited to: medicine, illness, healing, aging, pain, emotion, etc. Special consideration will be given to pieces that tell stories of inspiration.
  2. Artwork or Photography: All artwork and photography should be submitted in digital format (JPEG). Scanned images should have a resolution of at least 300 dpi. Art/Photography entries should seek to inspire the viewer.  Artwork cannot be larger than 20mb.
  3. Music: Currently we are able to publish lyrics, and we are able to publish original compositions on our website.

 

Section Policies

Prose

All non-poetry written submissions should be in this category.  This includes, but is not limited to book excerpts, essays and short stories.

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Poetry

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Artwork and Photography

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HEALing in 55 Words

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Class of 2015 Special Issue

Editors
  • Tana Welch
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The Bunion

The Bunion is a place for satirical medical news and humor related to experiences with which medical students, faculty, and clinicians are all familiar. Such experiences can involve the FSU College of Medicine, the medical school experience, or healthcare in general. Content is not intended to offend or humiliate anyone. All names are factitious and any resemblance to actual people would be merely coincidental.

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Music/Audio

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Volume 10 Cover Art Contest

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Publication Frequency

Individual issues of the journal will be published quaterly. The journal will be scheduled for print publication once annually.  It will consist of the works published in the online issues as well as specific works commissioned for the annual print publication.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.