We currently only accept unpublished work (this includes self-published online).
Simultaneous submissions are welcome. Please let us know as soon as possible if you are accepted elsewhere (and congratulations!).
Memoir or Personal Essay
Cover letters are optional. Bios will be requested when your work is accepted. For now, we're more interested in your writing than knowing about any past publications etc.
Note: Your work may be paired with another submission in the journal (for instance: poetry with a painting, flash fiction with a photograph). The final placement of work is up to the editors.
Just keep is readable but we are partial to the classics like Times New Roman.
Creative Non-Fiction should be correctly referenced, ideally in Chicago Notes and Bibliography.
Email us at email@example.com with your work attached as a word doc.
Subject: Your name - Title of work - Genre
Submissions are currently CLOSED.
Please only submit polished work that you would be proud to see published in its current state. Any major edits will only be made in consultation with the submission author.
We acquire First Serial Rights to the works that we accept for publication. After publication, the rights to be piece revert back to each author. Please credit us as first publisher if you republish any work.
Accepted submissions will be featured in the quarterly publication (digital and print). You can expect to hear from us within a month, however, you are welcome to follow up if you haven't received a reply within two months (you can read more on expedited responses below).
Contributors will receive a small honorarium of $10 AUD per contributor.* You will also receive a digital copy of the issue and a discount code to grab a contributor copy of our print issue on Etsy.
While we cannot accept every piece, please do not be discouraged—we read and appreciate each submission.
*We hope to increase this in the future.
You may provide a small donation to thank the submission readers and keep the operation running. This can be anonymous via Kofi and does not guarantee you will be published. This is not mandatory but any support for our journal is greatly appreciated.
We now offer feedback and expedited responses in exchange for a small fee.
These help to keep our website running and pay our contributors.
To choose one of these options, please visit our Ko-Fi page and make a donation of one of the following amounts (price list below). When submitting, please start the subject line with 'EXPEDITED' or 'FEEDBACK' so we can easily find your submission.
Cut your wait down from one month to two days. This option pays one contributing artist.
Price per piece. If you want feedback on something specifically, just mention it in your email and we're happy to oblige.
The deluxe option, featuring everything mentioned above.
Submissions for issue two close August 1st. This option provides you with a one week deadline extension (August 8th).
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