Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Deadline September 1 | Call for Poetry/ Fiction: A&U Magazine's LGBT History Month Issue

Post date: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Deadline: 1 September 2012

(Note: This is a paying market. See their 2011 rates here. For updated pay rate schedule, e-mail the literary editor at

As a national, nonprofit HIV/AIDS magazine, A&U is interested in publishing original literature, art, opinion, and reportage relating in any way to the AIDS pandemic. With any submission, please include a brief personal biography (no longer than 25 words).

Submissions may be mailed to: A&U Magazine, Att: Submissions, 25 Monroe St. Suite 205, Albany, NY 12210. Literary electronic submissions, as Word attachments, may be mailed to Brent Calderwood, Literary Editor, at aumaglit [at] gmail [dot] com. Pay rate schedule available upon request. Be sure to include your address, phone number, and e-mail address!

  • Submit work no longer than 1,000 words. Excerpts of longer works may be accepted; please include full work as well as excerpt.
  • Submit unpublished work only
  • If plays have been performed, please include any important performance information.
  • Include biography.

  • Any length/style is accepted, shorter works preferred.
  • Include biography.

Note from the Literary Editor:

A&U accepts original unpublished literature in English and translation throughout the year. Our Literary Issue is published each summer.

We encourage all topics related to HIV/AIDS, including international perpectives, personal accounts, historical perspectives, and personal responses to HIV-related art or artists. We also welcome English translations of work that is unpublished or previously published in a language other than English. In addition, we encourage HIV/AIDS-related responses to the following themes:
  • June: AIDS in Africa (Deadline: May 1)
  • July: AIDS in Translation (Deadline: Jun. 1)
  • October: LGBT History Month/National Coming Out Day (Deadline: Sep. 1)

For inquiries/ submissions: