Submission deadline for The Mockingbird has been extended to Monday, November 4th.
The Mockingbird is the student arts and literary magazine published as a partnership between the East Tennessee State University Department of Literature & Language and the Department of Art & Design.
The Mockingbird staff and contributors are all students, some submitting their creative works for the first time. Traditionally, the call for literary submissions occurs early during the fall semesters. The Department of Literature & Language does not manage art submissions for The Mockingbird; the Department of Art & Design provides work from its annual student awards. We encourage all ETSU students to participate in creating The Mockingbird.
Matthew LA Gilbert is Editor of The Mockingbird’s 46th issue. Gilbert is an English Masters student who received his B.A. in English from ETSU in 2016.
Before returning to ETSU, Gilbert studied poetry under Marilyn Kallet in Auvillar, France. He has worked as a freelance editor and began working as a fiction reader for Orison books. His academic interests include Modernism, Japanese short-form poetry, comparative literature, and creative writing.
In 2012 he was awarded the Outstanding Student in English award from Northeast State Community College. He is a member of the Honor Society of Sigma Alpha Lambda and Sigma Tau Delta at ETSU. Gilbert’s poetry has appeared in Echoes and Images, The Mockingbird, and is forthcoming in the Red Mud Review this Fall.
Thank you for visiting our website; if you are an ETSU student, we hope to receive some of your work for consideration for an upcoming issue of The Mockingbird.