What is Reach?

Reach, formally known as Canvas, is Missouri Western State University's (MWSU) literary and arts journal dedicated to showcasing work by MWSU students, alumni, staff, and faculty.

Reach is sponsored by:

  • The MWSU Foundation

  • The MWSU English and Modern Language department.


Reach is an annual print publication and submissions are accepted year-round.

We consider all creative forms:

  • poems

  • stories

  • essays

  • drawings

  • paintings

  • editorial and political cartoons

  • photography

  • sculpture

  • graphic design

  • sheet music

  • so much more

Visit our Staff Page or our Sister Publication, The Mochila Review