Our Purpose

The purpose of Grassroots is to provide undergraduate students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale with the chance to publish their creative efforts. Our staff will evaluate various creative works and publish the very best of them.

The Editors (Fall 2020 – Spring 2021)

Austin Phelps

Anna Wingert

Holly Sparkman

Juniper Miller

Zachary Berndt



Nonfiction Editor

Fiction Editor

Poetry Editor

Submission and Contact Information

For current submission information to Grassroots, please see our submission guidelines,
email us at Grassrootsmag@gmail.com, or stop by our office in Faner 2226.

If you would like an editor to visit your class, whether that class is a creative writing workshop, English 101 or 102, a UCOL course, or anything else, email our editors to set up a time for us to stop by.