Call for Editors

The Southern Quill, Dixie State University’s Literary Arts Publication, seeks currently enrolled DSU students for the following editorial positions:

• Managing Editor • Creative Nonfiction Editor • Fiction Editor • Poetry Editor • Visual Arts Editor • Young Writers Editor • Layout/Design Editor (working knowledge of InDesign required for this position)

All Editors are required to enroll in ENGL 3890 (Journal Publishing/Southern Quill – 3 credit hours) in the Spring 2020 semester. Editors may receive a scholarship as compensation for their work. Scholarships will be determined by eligibility. The scholarship cannot exceed full in-state tuition.

Applicants should submit a one-page cover letter that includes:

• Name (First and Last) • Contact Information • Desired Editorial Position

• Rank (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior) • Major (we are seeking students from all disciplines/majors) • Applicable Coursework and/or Qualifications

Send all application materials to Dr. Cindy King ( by Thursday, October 1, 2020.

Students interested in Assistant Editor and Reader positions need not submit a resume or cover letter but should contact Dr. King. For further information about The Southern Quill, visit us online at

Southern Quill's annual publication would not be possible without our generous donors, contributors both writers and artists, and the hard work from our dedicated staff.  Thank you for making this journal a reality.