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Hilary Kinney and Dori Andrepont
Argentum Editors
E-mail: argentum@


Argentum Submission Form


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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.

Submission Deadline is February 16th


  • 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 2023, Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024 classes are eligible for prizes.

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

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

Argentum Submission Form!

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Hilary Kinney and Dori Andrepont
Argentum Editors

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Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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