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Dear Spectrum Readers,
On behalf of the Spectrum Literary Journal editorial staff, we'd like to cordially invite you to the launch party of Spectrum's Volume 65!
Come join us on June 3rd from 5–7 pm in the College of Creative Studies Old Little Theater (located on the UCSB campus) or virtually on Zoom for an evening of literature, snacks, and community. The event will feature a selection of readings from Spectrum contributors, as well as the announcement of the winners of the 2022 CCS Writing Contests.
Spectrum Reader Solomon Rios gives his advice for fiction writers submitting to Spectrum.
Our new Editor-in-Chief, Kat Yuen, invites you to submit your art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for consideration for Spectrum Volume 65, which will be published in Spring 2022. Our reading period opens on July 1 and closes on December 31, and we will respond to all submissions by March 2022 (we apologize for the wait). To find our full submission guidelines and to send us your work, visit our Submit page.
Spectrum reader Phoebe Pineda examines the effects of the site Wattpad on contemporary publishing.