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.

Experience Inside Out 2022

Inside Out 2021 Cover

The work of a 26-member student editorial team and 43 student contributors merged to produce the newly-minted edition of Inside Out (2022). We are moved by the range of media, content, and creativity enclosed in these pages!

Check out the 2022 online edition of Inside Out here

Chief Editors​: Amy Baumgart​ & Steven Bieser​

Artistic Directors​: Connor Crutchfield​ & Roselind Ni​

Literary Directors​: John Curran​ & Alice Wu​

​Cover art by Katelyn Tyrell, JCLS '24

Inside Out 2023

***Stay tuned for Fall 2022 when Inside Out reopens for submissions***

Submission Guidelines

All Jefferson students, medical residents and postdoctoral researchers 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 Amy Baumgart for more information about joining the editorial committee.

Thinking of submitting but need to revise your work? Contact Pamela Walter 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

Inside Out Editions Archive

Food Observation painting, Zoe Wong

Check out the 2019-2021 editions below—brimming with the multi-media art and multi-disciplinary writing of curious students. 

Photos from past Inside Out Launch Parties


Photos | TJU Photo Services