Tiger PAWS Literary Art Journal

Tiger PAWS (Personal Academic Writing Space) is a showcase of student work consisting of writing, in both English and Spanish, and artwork that is published in print and online forms at the end of fall and spring semesters. St. Philip’s students are encouraged to submit their writing and artwork for publication consideration. Categories include:

  • Short Fiction (1000-word limit)
  • Non-fiction (essays, journals, etc. 1000-word limit)
  • Literary Criticism Essays (1200-word limit)
  • Poetry
  • Photography
  • Fine Art (drawings, paintings, sculpture, collages, etc.)
  • Digital Art

Student Submissions

Student submissions must be original, unpublished work. Written works will be submitted to Turnitin.com. Students must certify that the work is his or her original composition, poem, photograph, or artwork.

Students may submit a total of five (5) worksThe submission deadline is Friday, October 1, 2021. Files submitted online must be in PDF, Word, or JPEG formats. Fine art may be taken to the Rose R. Thomas Writing Center in SLC 201.1 to be photographed or scanned.

Plagiarism:  In conjunction with The Student Code of Conduct, scholastic dishonesty involves, but is not limited to, “Academic Misconduct, Cheating, Plagiarism, Fabrication, and Collusion.” Violations of academic integrity will not be tolerated. Students may be subject to grade and/or disciplinary penalties for academic dishonesty. All cases of plagiarism or other violation of academic integrity/scholastic honesty will be reported to the Vice President of Student Affairs. For additional information, refer to the Student Code of Conduct section on Academic Integrity Violations in the St. Philip's College Student Handbook.

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Student Editors

Students may also apply to be part of the editorial staff. The student editorial staff critiques all submissions, helps choose which submissions will be published, selects the cover art and design, pairs literary pieces with artwork and photography, helps design the layout, and assists with the publication event at the end of fall and spring semesters. Student editors may also be eligible to apply for a scholarship ($1000 for full-time or $500 for part-time students).

The deadline to apply to be an editor is Friday, September 24, 2021.

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Tiger PAWS SEG Directors & Faculty/Staff Committee

Tiger PAWS SEG Co-directors: Jamie Miranda and Stephanie Gibson

Committee Members: San Juan San Miguel, Dr. Karen Cunningham, Spencer Galvan, and Ed O'Casey

Publication Event

At the end of the fall and spring semesters, published students will have an opportunity to present or display their work at the Tiger PAWS publication event. All are invited to attend, and copies of the journal will be distributed. The Fall 2021 Publication Event will be held virtually with day and time TBA.

View previous editions of Tiger PAWS online:

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Fall Issues

Spring Issues

Meet our Scholarship Recipients

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Contact Information

Project Director:
Jamie Miranda
MLK Center for Health Professions (CHP), Room 230T
Project Co-Director:
Stephanie Gibson
MLK Center for Health Professions (CHP), Room 308