In Our Current Issue


Delirium Tremens by Michael L. Grahfls

Knuckle Curve by Bill Vernon

After (You've Gone) by Rachael Stanford

Do You Know Who I Am, God? I'm Famous by Patrick Harmon



Euphemism is edited by undergraduate and graduate students at Illinois State University. We accept innovative poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, visual art, spoken word, experimental sound and video projects, and original music from ISU students and from any and all writers, singers, musicians, artists, and filmmakers who send submissions. We welcome all lovers of words, sounds, ideas, images, and creativity.



Spring meetings are on Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. in the Publications Unit office.


Issue 9.1 is Live!


Join the Adventure! The Euphemism "Choose Your Own Adventure" project has just been launched! Read the adventure beginning with the Prologue, and submit your additions at our Facebook page:


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Euphemism is interested in publishing your reviews of local creative events (including readings, films, performances, concerts, etc.). Check the submission guidelines for details. Reviews can be submitted at any point during the semester.


The Euphemism editorial staff meets regularly on Thursday nights at 6 p.m. in the Publications Unit Office (Fairchild 307). In addition to working on the journal, the staff often meets to workshop pieces by staff members and strategize about supporting the creative writing community at ISU. If you are interested in joining the Euphemism staff or need directions to our meetings please contact us at







Euphemism Campus Box 5555 Illinois State University Normal, IL 61790