Submission Guidelines

All photos and artwork should be submitted in .jpeg format.

Please send music by way of a YouTube (or other external website) link. If this is not possible, please contact us and we will try to work around the issue. Also, please keep all music and original video at or below 10 minutes.

Written submissions should be no longer than 2,000 words.

All creative minds from the La Crosse area are encouraged to submit their work!

Though every volume follows a theme, submissions outside of the current issue's theme are also welcome

Send submissions to Please direct any questions, comments, or concerns to this email address as well.

Thank you for taking an interest in The Catalyst. We look forward to seeing all of your creativity in action!

*The Catalyst is an independent journal and does not discriminate against the views of artists regardless of race, religion, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Please respect the opinions of fellow artists as you would your own views.