About Rune

What is Rune?

Established in 1974, Rune is the official literary and art magazine of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We receive hundreds of submissions every year and publish about 50 artists and writers each year in our annual journal.

At Rune, our mission is to shatter the stereotype that engineers and scientists can't be artists and writers by showing the world just what MIT students are capable of. Submit your work and get published!

Rune is funded currently by generous donations from the Undergraduate Association, the Council for the Arts at MIT (Beth deFlorez Fund), the Comparative Media Studies Department/Program for Writing and Humanistic Studies, the MIT Literature Department, and the deFlorez Humor Fund. Rune distributes a free annual publication to the MIT Community and relies entirely on donors. If you like what we do, please consider donating $5 to help us print our magazines and expand our activities on campus.

Executive Board

Elise Bickford Editor-in-Chief and Treasurer
Kristin Sheridan Art Editor and Webmaster
Nafisa Syed Literary Editor
Effie Jia Publication Editor
Nadia Dimitrova Publicity Chair


Elise Bickford . Nadia Dimitrova Effie Jia . Kristin Sheridan Nafisa Syed

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