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P'an Ku: Bc's Literary and Arts Magazine ​                                                                                                                                instagram iconfacebook icontwitter icon
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If you are an artist, writer, photographer, or designer, P’an Ku is the place for you. As the award-winning student literary/arts magazine of Broward College, we are devoted to promoting, encouraging, and displaying your best creative work.  

 
Thank you to everyone who submitted work for the Fall 2016 Issue. 
Copies now available on your campus or you can email vsanties@broward.edu to request an issue.

 
Please join the team on Friday, January 13 @ noon for the
PANKU OPEN HOUSE PIZZA PARTY
Meet the editors for an informal Q&A and a slice of pie!
Willis Holcombe Downtown Center BLDG 33 RM 511
 

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR SPRING 2017 ISSUE
DEADLINE: TBA

 P'an Ku brought home EIGHTEEN AWARDS from the 2016 Florida ​College System Activities Conference, including top honors in General Excellence and Poetry.  Submit your work NOW and be a part of our well-respected Literature and Arts Magazine!​  

 
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Our Mission Statement
P’an Ku Literary / Arts magazine exists to represent  the evolving artistic community at Broward College. Our mission is to publish the best work submitted by the Broward College student body.
 
 
 
 ​​Online Submissions Information: Instructions (Please Read These Carefully)

All submissions MUST INCLUDE a TITLE PAGE that lists your:
  • Name
  • Email address (one that you check regularly!)
  • Telephone number
  • Number of credits you are taking this semester
  • Campus where you take most of your courses
  • Title of work(s) submitted
  • Medium (for art)​
  • Brief Bio (for examples, pick up an issue of P'an Ku!)​
POETRY, PROSE, ESSAY, SCREENPLAY, STAGE PLAY​
  • Submissions must be typed in Times, sz 12 font
  • No more than five [5] poems, any length, style, or language (one to a page, single-spaced).
  • No more than two [2] prose, fiction or creative non-fiction (2,000 words max, double-spaced).
  • Do not put your name on poetry and prose; submissions will not be returned
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ARTWORK, PHOTOGRAPHYGRAPHIC ART, SCULPTURE, ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN:
  • No more than five [5] pieces of artwork, any medium. Color work accepted.
  • No more than five (5) pieces of photography, architectural design, or graphic art. Color work accepted.
  • Should be in JPG or TIFF format, at least 300 DPI, CMYK (not RGB), and in the size appropriate for the magazine (8 ” by 11”).  If you cannot submit in this format, simply take a shot with your cellphone camera.  If your work is accepted for publication, a photographer will reshoot your work.

 
Email your submission to: pankumag@gmail.com​

 
IMPORTANT NOTE 
If you cannot submit and/or get an error message when using your BC email, please use your personal email. Also, if you have trouble submitting using Firefox, use another browser.​ Hardcopies are no longer accepted.  ALL submissions reviewed strictly ONLINE.

 
HOW WE SELECT WORKS FOR PUBLICATION

Here at P’an Ku, we have a simple process for screening the works you submit to us. For literary works, our staff, as well as a group of student volunteers, are asked to read each piece submitted to us and rate it on a three point scale (i.e. “1” for no, “2” for maybe, “3” for yes). The same methodology is applied to works of visual art. At the end of the voting process, final scores are tallied by our managing editor, and the highest scoring works make it into the magazine. Even then, some of the work does not make it into the magazine, due to issues with limited space. At that point, our editor-in-chief, literary editor, and art editor all work together to determine what pieces make it into the final cut of P’an Ku. All of this is done anonymously, with no prior knowledge of who created any of the writing or artwork submitted to us. To keep things as fair as possible, our editors are limited to no more than one piece in the magazine.

 

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Vicky Santiesteban
vsanties@broward.edu

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