Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Monterey Peninsula College campuses have been closed until further notice. MPC classes and student support services will be offered fully online.

SCHEHERAZADE Accepts Submissions Year-Round, ONLINE!

 -- Issue 10 is coming in June 2020 --

$100 Prize for the selected 10th Anniversary Issue Cover Art!

High-resolution Photography, Graphic Art or Hybrid Photo/Graphic Art image must be a representation of Scheherazade, legendary storyteller of the 1,001 Nights, herself.

Submit as .jpeg file on our Submissions page.

NEW! Extended Deadline for submissions: APRIL 10, 2020.

  Issue 9 is now available (Free!) at the MPC Library Reference Desk

and at other locations in the area (see below).


[Issue 9 Cover photo, "Grandfather's Walnut Tree" by Windsor Buzza]

Edited and published by students taking creative writing classes and members of The Creative Writing Club of MPC, Scheherazade, MPC's literary magazine, accepts submissions of poetry, short fiction, short memoir, novel excerpts, book-length narrative nonfiction excerpts, photography and graphic art from all MPC students.

The print edition of the magazine can be found at the MPC Library’s Reference Desk, as well as the Humanities Division Conference Room (HSS104) and the Creative Writing Office (HSS124).

Also look for it in the following locations:

  • Bookbuyers, Monterey
  • Old Capitol Books, Monterey
  • Friends of Marina Library Community Bookstore, Reservation Road, Marina
  • Monterey County Free Libraries
  • The Pacific Grove Public Library
  • The Monterey Public Library

* Submissions open to MPC Students only *

Scheherazade accepts submissions of original poetry, prose, photography and graphic art, year-around. All MPC students are welcome to send work for consideration.

Issue #10 will be Published in Spring 2020.

Issue #9 is currently available.

Please submit your work through our online form.

We look forward to reading your work!