Chrysalis is an annual journal that features literary work in English and Spanish, as well as visual art, published by El Paso Community College. Chrysalis publishes work by EPCC’s students, faculty, and staff, as well as writers and artists of all ages from the community at large.
This year we want to expand our pallet by accepting graphic novel shorts. The emergence of graphic novels as an art form has added another layer to the voice of literature and art. As with a chrysalis, this emergence offers countless possibilities. We are looking for artists and writers in this genre to accept our challenge and look forward to reviewing your work. Graphic novel submissions should be no longer than 2-6 page layouts. Our journal is published in a 6 x 9 inch format, so keep those dimensions in mind for readability.
Your friendly, neighborhood editor-in-chief here again with some information, a bit of knowledge, and some musings to share with you all. For those whose time is very valuable to them, I would like to state that we are still alive and kicking (though they are small kicks with great pauses in between).
I would first like to say I hope your classes are going well so far. This semester still barely started so make sure to study and keep your heads above water. But while you're all hard at work, feel free to give us some submissions as well for the Chrysalis. All you writers, artists, and photographers out there, please submit any and all work you have!
It's been a hectic two years now, especially with me attending UTEP and EPCC earlier this year for the first time, but I've learned to gauge the level of difficulty of my new classes much better over time. I'll still be here for one more Chrysalis, until I finally finish my degree and move on, but I'll be …