Elm Leaves Journal is Buffalo State's historic literary and arts journal publishing since 1948. In 2013, the ELJ began publishing authors outside of the University's enrolled students to create a national literary journal on the cutting edge of writing.
Currently accepting open submissions for the BLACK OUT session, for Fall 2018, Elm Leaves Journal is looking for new, unpublished literature in the following areas:
Submissions may be of any length and should be sent in Microsoft Word to their email address firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any other questions, check out the ELJ website here.
Today we say farewell to Maya Angelou, renowned poet. Maya was 86 years old and died at her home in North Carolina after suffering a long illness according to NPR news. Her writing career began with the famous work, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. This memoir was astonishing considering she refused to speak for much of her childhood. Originally born Marguerite Johnson, Maya was more commonly known by a nickname her brother gave her. Ms. Angelou had an extraordinary life which included many talents and careers including a singer, dancer, author, performer, and political activist. Maya was a beautiful woman who thankfully left a wonderful legacy behind in both her writings and the lives she inspired. Some of her books are listed below for your enjoyment.