Since our inception in 1978, Persona has been designed, edited, produced, and marketed entirely by our undergraduate staff. Submissions, which include poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art (both two- and three-dimensional), are selected in a multi-committee system by students of all majors. It is our goal to allow aspiring undergraduate authors and artists the opportunity for recognition in a nationally-renowned publication, while also connecting with organizations both within the university and our surrounding community.

Persona has received national recognition and awards from the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines (CCLM) in 1980 and the Associated Writing Program (AWP) in 1993, 1994, and 2000.

More information about our involvement, funding and donors under Additional Information in the About Us tab. Also check out our archive of the past 40 years of Persona.


We meet Mondays at 6:30pm in the Modern Languages building in room 304. Join us in creating the next addition of Persona.


Please consider contributing to our magazine

© 2018 by Persona. Proudly created with

This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now