The information below was for the previous year. The 2017 edition of Open Field updates will be coming soon.

Open Field, Cornell's annual literary magazine, premiered in 1968 and was edited by nationally recognized poet and former Cornell professor, Robert Dana. Sponsored by the Department of English and Creative Writing and now edited by professor Katy Stavreva and the R.P. Dana Emerging Writer Fellow, the journal features creative writing (poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction) and artwork by Cornell students. Each spring the journal debuts at the department's annual awards night.

Contribute to Open Field

Students from all disciplines are invited to submit creative writing and artwork, in accordance with submission guidelines.

Students may also apply to serve on the selection committee and the editorial board, collaborating with the creative writing faculty to select material and design the publication.

Read excerpts

Read selected works from recent editions of Open Field.

Contact us

For more information about Open Field contact the Emerging Writer Fellow in the Center for the Literary Arts.