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The Mercury: The Student Art & Literary Magazine of Gettysburg College began in 1893 and is currently published annually in both physical and digital form. All Gettysburg College students are invited to participate and submit their work. Student editors are elected annually by the entire staff. Submissions are generally open October 1, with a deadline of December 31 for each issue. Submissions are reviewed and chosen anonymously by the staff. The magazine is published in April.

The Mercury accepts submissions of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, artwork, and photography. See the Submission Guidelines to answer your questions about how to submit your work.

Current Year: 2019

Complete Issue

Fiction

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The Hug Monster
Ryan Sipple

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Time Is on My Side
Bethany Frankel

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In The Valley
Chris Chick

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And On That Day...
Vera Ekhator

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Outside the Lines
Meghan Joyce

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Hide and Seek
Natalie M. Orga

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Mirrors
Natalie M. Orga

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Still Life
Jackie McMahon

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Discovery
Aubrey A. Link

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"Sheeransanity"
Thaddeus R. Cwiklinski

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The Blackberry Pickers
Claire Bickers

Nonfiction

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Death on Display
Kenzie Smith

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God in Retrospect
Chris Chick

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Womanhood
May Lonergan

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A View with a Lake
Dylan N. Prazak

Poetry

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Bonedigger
Bethany Frankel

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Birthday
May Lonergan

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Flower Girl
Rebecca P. Campo

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Ghost Flowers
Lisa Maeyer

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Sea Glass
Lisa Maeyer

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Blue Picnic Blanket Blues
Charles Sternberg

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Patchwork
Timothy Black

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Origami Love Lessons
Julia M. Chin

Artwork

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Colorful Daydream
May Lonergan

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Sunflower Sunset
Rebecca R. Callaghan

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Nyhavn
Melissa Casale

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Ominous Sky
May Lonergan

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Gettysburg Grounds
May Lonergan

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Gammel Strand
Melissa Casale

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A Rose is a Rose...
Vera Ekhator

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Creation of a Good Boy
Natalie M. Orga

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Fashion Forward
Vera Ekhator

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Gods in Modernity
Vera Ekhator

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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Rebecca R. Callaghan

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Open Up
May Lonergan

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Work Break
Vera Ekhator

Editors

Editors-in-Chief
Jessica McManness
Ellianie Vega
Editors
Sidney Caccioppoli
Mackenzie Smith
Natalie Orga
Lisa Maeyer
Autumn Brendle
Aubrey Link
Julia Chin
Madison Cramer
Cameron D'Amica
Phoebe Doscher
Kira Goodwin
Jackie McMahon
Ryan Sipple