General Submission Guidelines


What to Submit:

  • All literary submissions are invited, including, but not limited to: poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, scripts, graphic novels, musical scores, works in translation, and hybrid forms.
  • No simultaneous submissions.
  • We will only consider writing of a literary and professional quality; revised, and polished.
  • Prose submissions should be a maximum of 1500 words and may be full pieces or excerpts of longer works.
  • Scripts are limited to 10-minute performances.
  • Art submissions are invited in painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. Art projects consisting of series of themed images are preferred over individual pieces.
  • Digital files for art submissions may be submitted as smaller pixel images with titles. If submissions are selected for publication, larger files will be requested.
  • Limit of four (4) total submissions per individual. The four submissions per individual may be in one or more genre or medium.

What to Include:

  • A single cover page with your name, email address, titles of all submissions and brief biographical note (maximum of 75 words; quirkiness encouraged). This is the only page where your name should appear. Your name must not appear on any submitted art or writing.
  • The title of each submitted piece of work should appear at the top of the first page only.
  • Titles for artworks may be written on the back.
  • Each creative piece must be separate from other submissions. Do not start a new piece on the same page where another ends.
  • Include no headers or footers on any submitted art or writing identifying you, such as your name, CIN or email address.

How to Submit:

Please submit your work electronically: 

Final Notes:

  • Submissions that do not follow guidelines will not be considered.
  • Accepted material only will be acknowledged by email notification no later than April 1, 2016.
  • Submissions will not be returned.