¡Pa'lante! is the literary journal of the Cerritos College English department.

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Pa'lante Issue 5 (Spring 2024)

* Revised version of "The Blue Sky" by Leslie Lisbona, from Issue 5 of ¡Pa'lante! 

Issue 5 Call for Submissions

¡Pa'lante! Issue 5 (Spring 2024) is now closed for submissions.

For its fifth issue, ¡Pa'lante! seeks poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and art work from California writers and artists. Our mission is to engage and promote underrepresented voices in the literary landscape, so we encourage writers and artists from all communities and identities to submit.

¡Pa'lante! is especially dedicated to showcasing the poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction, and art work of Cerritos College students and alumni. Cerritos College faculty are not eligible to submit.

Poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction submissions are open until December 15, 2023.

Art and high school submissions are open until February 1, 2024.

Submission Guidelines

Previous issues

Issue 4 (Spring 2023)

Issue 3 (Spring 2022)

Issue 2 (Spring 2021)

Issue 1 (Spring 2020)

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