Thursday, August 16, 2012

Call for Submissions for Spring 2012 Issue: So to Speak Feminist Journal of Language and Art

Post date: Thursday, August 16, 2012
Deadline: 15 October 2012

So to Speak is now accepting submissions for our Spring 2013 issue! We are looking for poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art that lives up to a high standard of language, form, and meaning. Make us think about what it means to be an inclusive feminist journal! This issue will include the winners and finalists of our Poetry and Nonfiction contests (the judges of which we will announce soon), as well as fiction and visual art.

SUBMISSIONS

We only accept submissions through our Submission Manager. Please submit your work electronically. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as we are notified if a submission under current consideration is accepted elsewhere.

HOW TO SUBMIT

Please use our online Submissions Manager and send a submission that provides:
  • A single .doc or .docx document (excepting art submissions) that contains your Cover Letter, followed by your work. Please read the Genre Guidelines for information about formatting your work.
  • Your Cover Letter should include your name, address, phone number, email address, how you heard about So to Speak, and brief bio describing your background as a writer or artist and any applicable awards or publications.
  • Any applicable contest fees will also be paid online.

We will also notify you about the status of your submission electronically.

POETRY
  • Please send up to 5 poems at a time, not exceeding 10 pages total.
  • Poetry submitted during the August 1 – October 15 reading period will be considered for our Spring annual poetry contest & must be accompanied by a $15 reading fee. See contest guidelines.
  • Poetry submitted during the January 1 – March 15 reading period will be considered for our Fall issue & requires no reading fee.
FICTION
  • Please submit one prose piece at a time, not exceeding 4,500 words.
  • All fiction submissions should be double-spaced with numbered pages.
  • Fiction submitted during the August 1 – October 15 reading period will be considered for our Spring Issue & requires no reading fee.
  • Fiction submitted during the January 1 – March 15 reading period will be considered for our Fall annual fiction contest & must be accompanied by a $15 reading fee. See contest guidelines.
NONFICTION
  • We welcome submissions of personal essays, memoir, profiles, and other nonfiction pieces not exceeding 4,500 words.
  • All nonfiction submissions should be double-spaced with numbered pages.
  • Nonfiction submitted during the August 1 – October 15 reading period will be considered for our Spring annual nonfiction contest & must be accompanied by a $15 reading fee. See contest guidelines.
  • Nonfiction submitted during the January 1 – March 15 reading period will be considered for our Fall Issue & requires no reading fee.
CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: sts@gmu.edu

For submissions: via submittable

Website: http://sotospeakjournal.org
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