Calling All Artists: Seeking Cover Illustrations for Technical Communication

STC is pleased to announce the call for cover illustrations for the August and November 2021 issues of Technical Communication. The deadline for submissions is 1 June 2021.

For the August 2021 issue, we invite cover illustrations on the subject of cultivating language diversity in technical communication.

For the November 2021 issue, we invite cover illustrations on the subject of this special issue of the journal: storytelling in technical communication.

Cover illustrations might be diagrams, drawings, photographs, collages, infographics, cartoons, comic strips, or brief graphic narratives.

For either issue, please submit your cover illustration (approximately 20×20 cm or 8×8 inches) as a high-resolution (300 dpi or better) jpg file by 1 June 2021 to with a brief explanation (100-200 words) of how your illustration addresses the cover subject. A five-member international jury of specialists will organize anonymous review of the submissions and choose each issue’s cover illustration. Honorable mentions will be published inside the journal.

To view previous winning cover illustrations, please visit


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