We look forward to reading your work. To keep our readers and editors happy, please read and follow general and genre guidelines.
General Formatting Guidelines:
- All submitted work must be previously unpublished, which includes personal blogs, social media, online journals, or magazines.
- Text should be 12 pt Times New Roman
- Do not include your name anywhere on the submission document. Please include your name and contact information in the body of your email
- Plays and screenplays should be formatted to industry standards
- We accept simultaneous submissions with prompt notification by email should your work be accepted elsewhere.
- A brief cover letter is appreciated.
- Include a biographical statement of no more than 50 words in the comments page as part of your cover letter.
- We accept .doc, .docx, or .pdf files only; and Tiff files for artwork.
Submission Guidelines by Genre:
- Fiction: one story, up to 5,000 words.
- Poetry: 3-5 poems. Longer poems will be considered, but shorter poems are desirable. Please submit poems as one document.
- Creative Nonfiction: up to 5,000 words.
- Translations: 3-5 poems, or up 3,000 words of prose, can be an actual translation and/or a scholarly essay on translation. Please obtain all necessary permissions prior to submitting your piece.
- Drama: one play or screenplay, up to 5,000 words.
- Visual Art: at least 3 distinct images, including drawing, digital, other 2-dimensional formats, and photography. Please submit your files in high-resolution TIFF format of between 5-8 mbs, 300 DPI.
Submissions that do not adhere to our guidelines may not be considered for publication. Please expect to hear a response from us sometime between February and March. Payment upon publication is 1 contributor copy of the journal. For an idea of what types of material we generally publish, we recommend purchasing and reading our past issues.
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