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Phelps Gate is a one-time Sudler-funded publication whose goal is to compile lots of diverse creative personal reflection on the relationship between Yale and New Haven. 


We invite submissions from students, faculty, staff, administrators, alums, and anyone else who has perspective they'd like to share about Yale and the surrounding city!

To submit to Phelps Gate, fill out the submission proposal form here!


Potential themes

a story about a particular experience in the city; a broader narrative of your personal "Yale-New Haven relationship"; a profile of someone who has shaped your view of the university-city; your vision for university-city relations; an innovative, implementable idea related to these relations; poetry or photography covering any of these themes

Submission guidelines:

Who? Anyone who is familiar with both Yale and New Haven 

How long? Between 400 and 1000 words 

Final proposal deadline: November 1, 11:59 pm 

Final submission deadline: November 8, 11:59 pm

We'll notify you on a rolling basis about the status of your proposal. Submit final pieces and all other inquiries to  This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript . We'll do our best to accommodate authors' interests both before and after actual submission.


We look forward to working with you!


James Cersonsky

TD 2011