Hieroglyph is the literary journal of Southwest. Published annually, the journal is the brainchild of Pierian, the College’s literary club, established in 1994.

The first volume of Hieroglyph was published in 2006. Since then, it has included the work not only of talented students, faculty and staff at Southwest, but also of friends of the College, including established authors like Don Share, Ellen Gilchrist and Louis Bourgeois, who have graciously supported literary efforts at the College.

Hieroglyph is committed to celebrating artistic expression at Southwest and seeks to publish an eclectic mix of literature and visual art, including poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction and photography.

The deadline for submissions each year is May 15, but the editors strongly encourage submissions throughout the year. The journal is published in the fall semester.

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