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Our Mission

Inscape is a smart, up–and–coming literary journal aiming to curate pieces that are both peculiar and gorgeous without compromising craftsmanship and excellence. Averse to gratuitous violence, language and sex, we look for pieces that treat sensitive subjects with maturity and respect. Our favorite submissions explore refreshing takes on both the fantastic and the everyday. As a staff firmly rooted in following Jesus Christ and His teachings, we hope for submissions from people of all religious perspectives, countries, cultures, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, backgrounds, and experiences. To anyone who wanders into our journal, we welcome you to Inscape, home of the bizarre, believing, and beautiful.

"Inscape is the inward quality of objects as they are perceived by the joined introspection of a poet, who in turn embodies them in unique poetic forms." - Gerard Manley Hopkins

Who We Are

Inscape is run and produced by MFA students at Brigham Young University. We curate fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art in our biannual publications. 

The journal is published as a cooperative effort of the BYU College of Humanities and the Department of English. The contents represent the opinions and beliefs of the authors and not necessarily those of the editors, the staff, the advisors, Brigham Young University, or its sponsoring institution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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