ReSentencing Journal

TUPIT is proud to announce its first call for submissions for its new journal, ReSentencing. The journal will publish poetry, stories, essays and visual art reflecting on incarceration with a different type of sentence.

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We are looking for writers and visual artists impacted by incarceration to contribute to a new journal that seeks to represent and re-imagine the experience of imprisonment and freedom in the U.S. from. personal point of view.

Submissions due by June 15, 2021.

  • May include: up to 5 poems, 3 visual art works, and 1 story or essay.
  • Please include a letter of introduction with return address.
  • Published works identified by name only, with the option of a pen name.
  • Authors of published works and top ranked submissions in each category will receive a modest honorarium.
  • Send submissions by email: Or by mail, to: Re-Sentencing Journal, TUPIT; Tisch College of Tufts University; 163 Packard Ave., Barnum Hall; Medford, MA 02155.

Submissions are evaluated by established writers, artists, and scholars, some affiliated with NYU, MIT, Tufts, U Mass, and Yale. The ReSentencing advisory board includes Reginald Dwayne Betts, George Chochos, Michelle Daniel Jones, Helen Elaine Lee, Sandra Lim and ZZ Packer, among other artists and writers.

Download pdf of journal flyer.

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