MUSH Literary Magazine

Mush, a literature and art magazine produced by the students, comes out every spring just before finals. Copies are free to students and sold to community members. 

To work on Mush, join the UWMC Writer’s Club, the Writers’ Lounge.

Submitting Work for MUSH

UWMC students and Marathon County writers, you are invited to send your original and previously unpublished poems, stories, creative non-fiction, plays, comics, manga, photographs and photos of art work (such as paintings or sculpture) by emailing files to: Submissions for the upcoming 2017 issue will close October 31, 2016. (New extended deadline!)

This year, the staff also invites submissions of original music (up to 5 minutes) and films (up to 15 minutes with a 300 word summary). Prose works should be 2,000 words or less, and poems 40 lines or less. Artwork should be submitted as jpeg files, with photos of 300 dpi quality or greater. Raw files may be later requested. You may submit up to 5 works in each category. Questions may be sent to

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For more information, contact:

English Instructor Jill Stukenberg, Office: 323

By mail:

UW-Marathon County
c/o Jill Stukenberg
518 S. 7th Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401