Thomas Jefferson University

Inside Out

Inside Out is an annual art and literary journal that showcases photography, paintings and sketches, short stories, poems and essays by Jefferson students. All Jefferson students are welcome to submit their work to Inside Out.


Inside Out 2021 - Online viewing available now

Inside Out 2021 Cover

The work of a 20-member student editorial team and 41 student contributors has merged to produce the newly-minted edition of Inside Out (2021). We are impressed with this collaborative and creative feat and in awe of the poetry, essays, photography, woodblock prints, and paintings that are inside these pages.

Check Out the 2021 Online Edition of Inside Out

If you would like a physical copy of Inside Out 2021, please email Matilda Ostow, Humanities Program Coordinator.

Cover art by Zoe Wong, SKMC '23


Explore Previous Inside Out Editions

Food Observation painting, Zoe Wong

Check out the 2020 and 2019 editions below—brimming with the multi-media art and multi-disciplinary writing of curious students. 

Experience Inside Out 2020 here.

Experience Inside Out 2019 here.

Featured Art: "Food Observation" by Zoe Wong, SKMC '23


Interested in submitting your work to Inside Out?

Submissions have closed for Inside Out 2021. Keep your eyes peeled for the announcment about Inside Out 2022 in the fall!

Submission Guidelines

All Jefferson students and medical residents are encouraged to submit prose, poetry, art, and photographs to be considered for Inside Out through Submittable. Maximum of four submissions per person. A committee of Jefferson student editors will judge submissions anonymously. 

Would you prefer to play a more curatorial role? Serving on the editorial committee for Inside Out can be counted as credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate! Reach out to Benjamin Barnhart and Sophia Lam for more information about joining the editorial committee.

Thinking of submitting but need to revise your work? Contact Jennifer Wilson at the Office for Professional Writing, Publishing, and Communication for help with submissions.

Any more questions? Please contact the Inside Out staff advisor, Dorissa Bolinski


Photos from past Inside Out Launch Parties

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Photos | TJU Photo Services

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