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Submission Guidelines

Please note: our Submission deadlines are first Sunday of May, August, November, and February.

 

Submissions for poetry: Any style is accepted. Any length is accepted. Please limit your submissions of poetry to 3 per issue. Please paste your poems within an email and attach them within the same message. In the subject line of your submission, please put your name and the genre you wish to be considered for publication.

Book reviews: Please submit a request, background information, and publisher of the work in question.

Please direct all poetry and book reviews to Clifford Brooks: [email protected].

Submissions for prose: Please submit prose (non-fiction, fiction, or essay) to the same email provided on our website. Limit your prose to no more than 2,500 words. Send only one prose piece per issue. In the subject line of your submission, please put your name and the genre you wish to be considered for publication.

Flash fiction: We honor this flavor of prose as well. With flash fiction, as is indicated by the title, make it short. The shorter, the sweeter. You are free to submit up to 3 pieces of flash fiction at a time. In the subject line of your submission, please put your name and the genre you wish to be considered for publication.

 

Please direct all prose pieces to Shane Etter: [email protected].

 

All visual arts: We leave this category up to the artist to interpret and submit in standard, easily opened, attachments. Bio with the body of the email.

 

Please direct all art pieces to Laura McCullough: [email protected].

 

NO SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS.

Please note: A 100-word bio will be requested for contributor’s notes if work is accepted.

Additional Guidelines:
•All text, i.e. interviews, poems, prose, bios, etc. to be 12 pt Georgia font
•For poetry – all poems in one document; one poem per page
•For prose – only the title at the top of the page
•For bios – send the bios in their own word document (please ensure the bios are in 3rd person)
•For photographs and drawings – if they have a title, to title the file as the title of the image
•Please ensure all text submissions that only the poem/prose piece is in the file; no addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, etc. Ask the writer to submit based on how he would like his/her work shown on the page.

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