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Whitney Zulim
Argentum Editor
E-mail: argentum@


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GBC's Argentum

Argentum is Great Basin College’s art and literary magazine devoted to highlighting the excellent artistic expression of its students, faculty and staff. Community members are also encouraged to submit work. Contributors 18 and under need a parent or guardian signature.

Argentum 2023

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The digital version of Argentum 2023 is here!


  • Nonfiction up to 1,500 words
  • Fiction (poems, short stories) up to 5,000 words in most genres including:
    • Crime / Detective / Mystery
    • Drama
    • Fable / Fairy Tales / Fantasy
    • Historical Fiction
    • Horror
    • Humor
    • Legend / Mythology / Tall Tale
    • Science Fiction
  • File name: LastNameTitle.rtf

See the Submission Guidelines PDF for complete details.


  • Art inspired by this year’s theme in any medium that can be photographed in color
    • Cartoons
    • Drawings
    • Paintings
    • Sculptures
    • Ceramics
    • Jewelry
    • Fabric Art
    • Glasswork
    • Graphic Design
    • Architectural Design
    • Any other medium that can be printed for publication
  • Files: JPEG or TIF (PDFs are not accepted)
  • Provide the specific medium (e.g. acrylic on canvas)
  • Size no smaller than 1.5MB (4 to 5MB is preferred)
  • File name: LastNameTitle.jpg

See the Submission Guidelines PDF for complete details. If you need assistance photographing your work for submission, please contact the GBC Continuing Education office at 775.327.5300.


  • Multimedia inspired by this year’s theme in any of the following:
    • Videos
    • Podcasts
    • Sound Collages
    • Original Song Compositions
    • Blogs
    • Journal entries
    • Other art and writing-based digital technologies
  • File Size: no larger than 50 MB
  • File Name: LastNameTitle.mp4
  • Blogs, journal entries, and other writing-based digital technologies need to meet the writing requirement submissions.
  • Submission formats include MP3, MP4, or website links.

See the Submission Guidelines PDF for complete details.

Prizes and Awards*

  • $250 for 1st place
  • $100 for 2nd place
  • $50 for 3rd place

*While everyone in the GBC community is encouraged to submit work to Argentum, only GBC students enrolled in Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and/or Spring 2023 classes are eligible for prizes.

Three (3) total submissions per person will be considered.

We are no longer accepting submissions at this time. Please check back in the fall for more information on the 2023-2024 edition!

View the Submission Guidelines, Judging Criteria, and Photography Tips PDFs for complete details. Please contact the editor via email at if you need assistance.

For More Information Contact

Whitney Zulim
Argentum Editor

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