Hothouse is the official literary journal for the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin. It is produced by, and features the work of, undergraduate English majors and Creative Writing Certificate students. Hothouse offers staff members with the opportunity to learn about the logistics of putting together a literary journal from the ground up, and every step of the process, from design and layout to reading and selecting submissions, is an integrative and collaborative effort. The journal’s main goal is showcase the diverse talent within the department by publishing exceptional student poetry and prose.