Please submit all of your work at go.ncsu.edu/windhover-submission. Technical guidelines per each medium are detailed below. Always fill out a new submission form for every piece you are submitting.

**Only 5 works total from each author/artist will be accepted.


Windhover is now accepting all forms of video work including but not limited to:

  • animation
  • stop motion
  • music videos
  • short films
  • experimental films/videos
  • documentaries

Submit video through FilmFreeway


Windhover accepts all forms of literature including but not limited to:

  • poetry/prose
  • short stories
  • nonfiction
  • essays
  • articles

Always fill out a new submission form for every piece you are submitting.

Editors may request you to shorten submissions as seems fit. This does not guarantee acceptance, it merely helps narrow pieces that are in the “hold” stage.


Windhover accepts all forms of visual work including but not limited to:

  • paintings
  • sketches
  • photography
  • digital art
  • graffiti
  • cartoons
  • ceramics
  • fashion designs
  • graphic design
  • 3D work
Work should be submitted in a form suitable for publishing in the physical copy of Windhover.

Always fill out a new submission form for every piece you are submitting.

Files should be submitted as a TIFF in CMYK. Scanned work should be processed at 600dpi and digital work at 300. Please notify our editors when you submit if you are okay with your art being used as a promotional piece on our social media sites and posters! E-mail windhover-editor@ncsu.edu if you have any issues with these file specifications.


Windhover accepts all forms of audio work including but not limited to:

  • songs
  • instruments
  • beats/mixes
  • hip-hop
  • electronic music

Audio files should be submitted as a WAV, AIFF or FLAC at 44.1 kbit/s. Accepted work will either be burned onto a CD with the release of the book or published on our Bandcamp site at windhover.bandcamp.com. Artists must sign a release form for us to have their work burned onto the disc.

Always fill out a new submission form for every piece you are submitting.

It is possible for the editor to request a revision of your piece. This does not guarantee acceptance, merely it helps narrow pieces that are in the “hold” stage.


All submissions must be from North Carolina State University students, faculty, staff or alumni. If the work is co-owned or co-created, only one member must be in someway affiliated with North Carolina State University. Windhover shall have no obligation to review, evaluate or publish the submission, nor shall be under any obligation whatsoever to you with respect to the submission, though we will notifiy you if you are selected for the current edition. Windhover is copyright NCSU Student Media, however the owner(s) and creator(s) retain ownership of their individual works after submission. This is a “First North American Rights” contract wherein Windhover publishes it first, after which the author of the work can do whatever they want with it, for profit or otherwise, and Windhover lays no claim to anything beyond that first publication.

By submitting any content, including but not limited to text, images, audio or video, you certify that:

1. You are the owner or co-owner of the submission. If co-owned, all parties agree to the submission of the work;
2. If there is any trademark, you are the trademark holder;
3. You are not prohibited by any prior agreement or law from the transfer of non-exclusive electronic rights to the work;
4. You accept sole responsibility for any false statements or encumbrances upon rights not disclosed to us;
5. You will allow Windhover to use the material in the online edition of the publication, as well as that year’s annual publication;
6. You agree, by submitting content, to not hold Windhover responsible for any injury, including but not limited to consequential, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive or any other damages whatsoever whether they be mental or physical, resulting from the publication of the submission;
7. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Windhover, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, expenses, losses or liabilities including but not limited to reasonable attorney’s fees and punitive damages that may be asserted against or incurred by Windhover at any time in connection with the Submission, or any use thereof, including, without limitation, those arising from any breach, or alleged breach, of the warranties, representations and promises provided by you to by Windhover.