We publish one issue annually in late  spring. We open for submissions starting Oct. 8, 2019 and close on  February 15, 2020, allowing for a print production date in early May.

We strive to have a collection of  literature and art designed and written with purpose and demonstrating  passion for the work. We are open to unconventional work, while still  appreciating the traditional. We strive for a collection that is  inclusive of diverse identities, perspectives, and crafts. We encourage  new voices, but accept work from established artists and writers as  well.

Please upload one prose piece, up to  five pages of poems, or up to five artworks per submission. Include a short bio with your submission. Simultaneous  submissions are allowed. If your submission is not accepted, you may  then send a second submission for our review, but otherwise please do  not send multiple submissions within one genre. If you submit in more  than one genre, please include that information in your cover letter.  The title of your submission should be the title(s) of your piece(s).  Submissions that fail to follow the guidelines will not receive the same  careful attention that is given to correctly submitted work.

We hope to include a themed dossier in Issue 5, responding to our current times. Beginning in March 2020, we have learned to live in a way that we have never lived before in our lives. We feel isolated emotionally and socially, and maybe we already felt that way before the pandemic. At the same time, there are so many things that we are waking up to now, though our awakening is long overdue: the corrupt justice system, the need for police reform, the need for reform across our government. Respond to the theme in any way that makes sense to you, but please identify the genre of your submission and follow the guidelines for that genre though you submit your work in this category.
 

Contributors will receive one free copy of the online issue.

Genres:

Prose (Fiction/Nonfiction/Experimental)  can be no longer that 5,000 words. We welcome flash fiction, which we  define as anything less than 1,000 words.

Poetry submissions should be no longer than 5 pages.

Visual Arts submissions are open to all  mediums (including sculpture), but no more than 5 pieces. Please submit  images as jpeg or tif, 300dpi).

Please do not send novels, novellas, or complete collections.

We will not consider previously published work.

Submissions open November 1, 2020 at 12:00AM and close February 28, 2021at 11:59PM.

If your work is selected, we ask for First North American Serial PRINT and ELECTRONIC Rights for publication. 

We look forward to reading your work!

Ends on This opportunity will close after 85 submissions have been received.

We hope to include a themed dossier in Issue 5, responding to our current times. Beginning in March 2020, we have learned to live in a way that we have never lived before in our lives. We feel isolated emotionally and socially, and maybe we already felt that way before the pandemic. At the same time, there are so many things that we are waking up to now, though our awakening is long overdue: the corrupt justice system, the need for police reform, the need for reform across our government. Respond to the theme in any way that makes sense to you, but please identify the genre of your submission and follow the guidelines for that genre though you submit your work in this category.

Ends on This opportunity will close after 85 submissions have been received.

Our guidelines are as follows:
 

  • Artists are encouraged to submit up to five pieces in any medium, including graphic narrative (one page), drawings, paintings, photographs, sculpture (any material), prints, ceramics.
  • Please submit your work as .jpeg or .tif (300dpi). 
  • Include the titles and a short artist’s statement describing the work, as well as a brief bio.
  • Please identify the medium that you used in creating the work.
  • Any artwork that is in any three dimensional form (sculpture, ceramics, etc.) must be photographed and categorized as a three dimensional form. If you are submitting a picture of a three dimensional figure, it is optional to take multiple pictures at multiple angles in order to get a better understanding of the original piece (it will count as one entry).
  • We do not include commercial art, anime fan art or any artwork that is disrespectful of others.
  • If you are interested in the theme of alone and together please submit your artwork in that category 


Ends on This opportunity will close after 150 submissions have been received.

Our guidelines are as follows:
 

  • A minimum of 250 words, and a maximum of 5,000 words in one document as a PDF or a Word document with a title.
  • Standard font, Times New Roman, double space all of your documents, and 12 point font size.
  • Titles should be centered. 
  • Include a brief bio with your submission.

We are looking for a clear voice and narrative that utilizes devices and ideas to their best capabilities. There should be appropriate use of convention that has intention to further the story through scene, characterization, and reflection. We always appreciate strong images and details in our prose as well. These are the stories that you want to tell.
We want strong storytelling in these pieces, paired with unique perspectives and developed ideas. There should be limited abstractions and irrelevant tangents, but building concepts are welcomed. We accept all types of nonfiction as long as they meet the conventions listed above--Including experimental! If you are interested in the theme of Alone and Together, please submit your work under that category but follow these guidelines.
We look forward to reading your work!

Ends on This opportunity will close after 150 submissions have been received.

Our guidelines are as follows:
 

  • Submit up to 5 pages of poetry (no single poem longer than 3 pages) as a PDF or a Word document with a title. All poems should begin on a new page.
  • Work should be in a standard font (i.e. Arial, Times New Roman, etc.), single spaced, and a 12 point font size unless something different would purposefully benefit your poem. 
  • If you don't have a title for your poem, title it "Untitled".
  • Include a brief bio with your submission.
  • If you are interested in the theme alone and together, make sure to submit your inspired work under the theme category and not this one. 

 

Please take care to ensure that your work adheres to the above guidelines; following them shows us that you value our publication.
We encourage poems strung together through vivid images that engage the audience and elicit a strong emotional response. Whether it’s narrative or not, the images should flow and the reader should feel invested in the piece. The piece should be purposeful, and the voice authentic. We encourage all forms, both experimental and traditional. We believe that there is beauty in both new and experimental forms, be it the traditional sonnet or free verse.
We look forward to reading your work!

Ends on This opportunity will close after 150 submissions have been received.

Our guidelines are as follows:
 

  • A maximum of 5,000 words in one document as a PDF or a Word document with a title.
  • Standard font, Times New Roman, double space all of your documents, and 12 point font size.
  • Titles should be centered.
  • No fan fiction.
  • Minimum of 250 words.
  • We are not accepting excerpts; please make sure your story is complete.  
  • Include a brief bio with your submission

We are looking for a clear voice and narrative that utilizes devices and plot to their best capabilities.  There should be appropriate use of convention that has intention to further the story through dialogue, characterization, and reflection. We always appreciate strong images and details in our prose as well. These are the stories that the world must know. We want to hear what you have to say.
We are searching for engaging, driven plots featuring developed, unique characters. We welcome all genres of fiction, as long as they meet the aforementioned conventions-- This includes experimental work as well! These stories should carry purpose with them, and pull the reader into your worlds.  
We look forward to reading your work!

If your piece of Fiction fits under the themes of isolation or adapting to change, please consider submitting it under our theme submissions.

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