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LUW Literary Journal


Every month, members of the League of Utah Writers can submit stories to Inkpot through Medium. The Utah Freelance Editors (a chapter of the League) will pick four pieces, work with the author to edit the pieces, and publish one piece per week on our online literary journal.

2022 Submission Themes and Genres

January—Meet Cute


March—Secret Weapon


May—Like the Wind

June—Once in a Blue Moon

July—Perfect Storm

August—Ignorance Is Bliss

September—Speak of the Devil

October—Method to the Madness

November—Silver Lining

December—A New Beginning

Steps for submitting to the Inkpot Literary Journal

  1. Create a Medium account

  2. Follow the Inkpot Literary Journal:

  3. Email with a request to be added as a writer. Please include your Medium handle so our Editor can add you.

  4. Click on your profile and click Write a story. Transfer your story here. You can also add an image that you own the rights to or is public domain.

  5. Click the three dots in the upper right-hand corner and click Add to publication and choose LUW Inkpot.

  6. Hit Publish!

  7. Your story will appear in the Inkpot drafts section. The winners will be notified and will then work with an editor to polish their pieces before they are published in the Inkpot Literary Journal.

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