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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: 2020

Complete Issue

Fiction

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Dart Frog
Natalie M. Orga

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Dilettante
Shane Carley

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Somewhere with Wolves
Natalie M. Orga

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Night Magic
Jackie McMahon

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Our Old Diner
Molly O’Gara

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Tummy Troubles
Madeleine Quinn

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Splitting
Ellianie Vega

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Haruka's World
Julia M. Chin

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Apocalypse LLC
Emmarie T. Toppan

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Stones on a Hill
Kenzie Smith

Nonfiction

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Falling in Reverse
Bethany Frankel

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The Right of Way
Rachel M. Crowe

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Journey to Birmingham
Becky Montross

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Into The Freedom
Ellianie Vega

Poetry

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Playing God
Kenzie Smith

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Free
Molly O’Gara

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To Hyacinth
Kenzie Smith

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Witches
Ellianie Vega

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Cathedrals
Becky Montross

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How Now?
Lauren P. Hand

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September 15th
Lauren P. Hand

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to be seen
Ellianie Vega

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It's Okay
Randy E. Feeley

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Inverted Negatives
Ellianie Vega

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As One
Casey Creagh

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I'm Home, But With Clarity
Kylie R. Mandeville

Artwork

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Green-Eyed Lady
Bethany Frankel

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Arrival At Parque O'Higgins
Holly M. O'Malley

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Rain
Autumn S. Brendle

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Lighthouse Spiral
May Lonergan

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Sustenance
Hallie S. Wilk

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Teupasenti
Hallie S. Wilk

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Wild River
Amy Milner

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Sea Cliff Bridge
May Lonergan

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Mirror Mirror
Bethany Frankel

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Heart to Heart
Autumn S. Brendle

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Down the Road
Holly M. O'Malley

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To Lancaster Castle
Rebekah L. Grimes

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Flight at Sunset
May Lonergan

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Lake District
Autumn S. Brendle

Editors

Senior Editor
Ellianie Vega
Junior Editor
Natalie Orga
Editors
Kenzie Smith
Hannah Rinehart
Andrew Liang
Timothy Black
Autumn Brendle
Phoebe M. Doscher
Hannah Evans
Alicia Method
Amy Milner
Abigail Minzer
Chloe Ulrich