is a scholarly journal designed to celebrate the marriage
of serious, interpretive literature with the world of play,
games, and sport. It is the best of both worlds. This unique
journal offers a varied menu of fiction, poetry, essays, critical
reviews, plus an added spice--critical reviews and commentary on
drama and cinema. The work published in
Aethlon is both professional and playful. As serious,
interpretive literature is the
raison d' etre of
Aethlon, the emphasis and accent is on publishing and
criticizing lively and scholarly pieces. Those two words, lively
and scholarly, capture the essence of the enterprise;
sport-related literature need not be equated with escapist summer
reading; happily sport literature may be light-hearted without
Aethlon is a publication of the Sports Literature
Association, which is centered at East Tennessee State
University. For more information about the SLA and to find
submission guidelines for
go to the Aethlon website.
The Mockingbird is the student
literary/arts magazine published by the ETSU Department of
Literature and Language with the participation of the
Department of Art & Design.
The Mockingbird staff and contributors are all
students, some submitting their creative works for the first
time. During the fall semester, these departments call for
student submissions. The Mockingbird encourages both
undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines to
submit their work for consideration..
We encourage all ETSU students to
participate in creating
The Mockingbird and
invite you to view our website.