Our students showcase their writing and editing skills in student-led publications, which gives them valuable, hands-on experience in publishing.

Number One Magazine

Number One Magazine strives to showcase the creative talents of UMKC students from various schools and disciplines. Submissions are accepted from any UMKC graduate or undergraduate student between April 1 and December 1, and include, but are not limited to, fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, one-act plays, screenplays, visual art and photography.

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The Sosland Journal

The Sosland Journal is an annual publication, edited by English graduate students and funded by Rheta Sosland-Hurwitt, that features essays by student winners of the Ilus W. Davis Writing Competition. The journal exhibits exemplary writing from both composition courses and university-wide writing intensive courses to be published and distributed to a larger audience, including UMKC students who use the journal as a textbook in select writing courses and the Kansas City community at large.

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