The editorial staff of Havik accepts original, unpublished contributions from students and the community. This year's submission window ends on February 28, 2021 at 12 midnight with the exception of Academic Nonfiction, which must be submitted by a Las Positas College professor by March 8 at 12 midnight. 

All submissions considered for print, contests, and possible electronic publication. Artists of accepted submissions will be notified in April, with publication occurring every May.

All Poetry, Prose, Artwork and Photography should be submitted to

Your name should NOT appear in the uploaded file. Remember to credit any sources. Any submissions with uncredited material will be disqualified from publication.

Poetry and Prose Requirements

  • Submit prose (up to 3 prose of 5,000 words) and or poetry (up to 5 poems). 

Academic Nonfiction Requirements

  • Submit academic nonfiction (up to 2 per professor).

Artwork and Photography Requirements

  • Submit artwork or photography (up to 5 pieces sent separately).

  • 300 dpi resolution

  • A maximum width of 4.25 inches and a maximum height of 6 inches. (Do not distort the artwork; if an image is horizontal, the maximum width becomes the maximum height and vice versa.)

  • Your file must be a high resolution .jpg file

  • You must use your title for the photo/artwork as the file name.

Experimental Requirements

  • Submit experimental (up to 3).