Short Fiction: Short stories of up to 1500 words should be submitted in 12 point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced and sequentially numbered pages. 1 short story per person. No longer than 1500 words.
Non-Fiction: We accept essays of up to 1500 words in 12 point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced sequentially numbered pages. 1 essay per person. No longer than 1500 words.
Poetry/Song Lyrics: You may submit up to three poems or written song lyrics all in the same document. We suggest you submit a selection of poems that represents your full range as a writer. Please format line breaks and titles as you wish them to appear in the publication, and follow the formatting guidelines for fiction and nonfiction works, above. 3 poems or songs per person; submit all in one file.
Recorded Music: You can submit up to three songs written and performed by the person who is submitting the work. You should record the songs and upload the files to your submission. 3 songs per person.
Spoken Word Poetry: You can submit up to three spoken word poems. Please record your poems with good audio and visual quality (video is optional) and attach the files to your submission. The recording should be five minutes or less in length. Only three Spoken Word Poems per person.
Visual Art: We accept photography; images of traditional artwork such as painting and sculpture; and digital media/mixed media work. Send up to five pieces for consideration. Files must be .jpg or .tiff and they can’t exceed 5MB in size.
Cartoons/Graphic Stories: Cartoons may be submitted as stand-alone panels, or in comic strip format. Submit up to five cartoons at a time. If non-humorous graphic stories are more your thing, send a story of up to 8 pages in a single file. Files must be .jpg or .tiff files and they can’t exceed 5 MB in size. Up to 5 graphic stories/cartoons, with a maximum of 8 pages for the whole submission, per person.
Short Film/Music Video: A short film with high visual, technical, and audio quality that is ten minutes or shorter. Attach video file to your submission. One submission per person.