types of poetry are welcome, from formal to experimental. Emphasis is
placed on the ideas conveyed,
craft and language, beauty of expression, and the picture that
extends beyond the frame of the poem. We favor poems that will fit on
a single page, though longer poems of quality will be considered. No
previously published poems, please. Send up to three poems in a
single .doc or .docx file.
short-short stories of no more than 1,500 words (shorter is even
better). We do not publish memoir, essay, genre or children's
fiction. Send only one story per submission. Bear in mind that we
publish only 3-5 fiction pieces per issue.
prefer a single spaced document with minimal formatting as a .doc or
and white pictures that reproduce well in all media are mainly what
we are looking for, but we also need the occasional color one for the
would prefer clearly-labeled jpegs attached to an email message.
Include in the message your name and snail mail address along with
the title of the artworks and the media. Jpegs should be 5-6 inches
on the longest side.
resolution should be as close to 300 dpi as possible. The Web
standard resolution of 72 dpi is not acceptable for printed images.
your artwork as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org
for poetry, fiction and artwork is one contributor copy, plus a small
honorarium of $3 to $5.
are open on a rolling basis, with notice of which issue we are
currently reading for. Seasonal work should be sent three months in
advance. Thus, poems about winter should be sent in August, spring
poems in January, etc.