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ISU creative arts journal Black Rock & Sage available; submissions sought

October 22, 2010
ISU Marketing and Communications

The 2010 Idaho State University creative arts journal Black Rock & Sage is available for purchase and the submission period for the 2011 issue of the journal is open.

Issue 9, the 2010 Black Rock & Sage includes 10 art and design pieces published, a CD featuring musical performers and compositions, six works of fiction and 10 poems. It includes the winner of the Black Rock & Sage Prose Contest, Joshua Mayes’ “The Romance Story,” and the Ford Swetnam prize-winner “Mile Marker 42” by Stephen Hunt.

The journal is available for purchase for $6 for the general public or $5 for ISU students. Copies are available at Idaho State University's on-campus bookstore, or by writing It can be read at the Eli M. Oboler Library.

The submission period for the 2011 Issue of Black Rock & Sage runs through Feb. 14.  Only submissions by current ISU students are accepted.

The journal requests submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, art, music and photography. Visit for submission guidelines and other information about the journal, as well as information on upcoming events including the Black Rock & Sage Writing Workshop Jan. 29.

Information is also available by contacting editor-in-chief Steven Hall at



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