Creative Arts Journal

Established in 1992

Quercus – the St. Ambrose University creative arts journal – publishes writing, artwork, and photography from SAU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Quercus submissions are judged anonymously by student editors, who also do the annual journal's layout and design.

For information or copies of the Quercus, contact Carl Herzig.

Read the 2019 Edition of Quercus (pdf)

quercus cover

Submissions Due March 1

Open to SAU students, faculty, staff, alumni

Submissions are due March 1 every year. Send your entries to

Images: at least 300 dpi. Include title, medium, size, and date.

Writing: attach as Word documents

Quercus Volumes

Past Issues

All issues are PDFs.








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