Please use the ACTIVITY TAB on Submittable to write us a note if you
need to make a partial withdraw. Please use WITHDRAW option if the
entire submission must be withdrawn. One you hit withdraw, your
submission can no longer be considered. Please remember to withdraw
your submission ASAP if it is accepted elsewhere.
IF YOU ARE GOING TO USE A PEN NAME, PLEASE USE YOUR PEN NAME ON ALL
CORRESPONDENCE. ONE NAME PER SUBMISSION MAKES OUR LIVES MUCH SIMPLER.
We are presently accepting original, UNPUBLISHED WORKS (INCLUDING
POSTING IT ON ANY WEBSITE BLOG, DEVIANT ART, ANYWHERE IT CAN BE FOUND
ON THE WEB). In particular, we are interested in fiction and
creative nonfiction anywhere from 25 to 2,500 words in length, poetry
(no more than 3 poems per submission, and you can submit all of them
at the same time on Submittable), photo essays, artwork, comics,
video, hybrid—look, we’ve got eclectic tastes here. Don’t be
afraid to submit works that defy form or genre. We cannot pay you, but
if it makes you feel better, we’re not getting paid either.
PLEASE USE BLOCK FORMATTING (NO LEFT INDENTS) FOR ALL PROSE
If your work is accepted, we will request an image that represents you
(you can interpret this however you'd like) to be included with
Please keep your images below 5 MB for bios and art submissions. If
for some odd reason we need a larger image, we will contact you.
WE DO NOT REPRINT WORK PUBLISHED ELSEWHERE, IN ANY FORM, THIS INCLUDES
WORK THAT HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN PRINT MAGAZINES, BLOGS, OR ANYWHERE
ONLINE. IT'S DISHEARTENING TO PUBLISH SOMETHING, THEN REALIZE
THAT IT IS POSTED SOMEWHERE ELSE.
Please do not submit new work until after you hear from us regarding
your first submission. IF YOUR WORK IS ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION,
PLEASE WAIT 6 MONTHS BEFORE SUBMITTING AGAIN. WE LIKE TO SHOWCASE AS
MANY WRITERS AND ARTISTS AS POSSIBLE.
We do not accept submissions from current UAM MFA students.
WE DON'T CHARGE OUR READERS A FEE TO SUBMIT, BUT WE GET CHARGED AFTER
WE HAVE 300 SUBMISSIONS. IT HELPS US IF WRITERS SUBMIT THEIR
SUBMISSIONS ALL AT ONCE, NOT SEPARATELY, BECAUSE THAT CAN INCREASE
OUR OPERATIONS COSTS.