Submissions for Magnolia: A Journal of Women’s Literature are accepted annually from September – December each year. The next submission period will open September 1, 2011.
What to submit: Socially engaged works of fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry that interact with and challenge social injustices of our time.
Length: 5,000 word maximum for fiction and creative non-fiction; poetry up to 5 pages.
Fees: We do not charge reading fees.
Compensation and copyright: Each successful submission will receive 2 paperback copies of the anthology as payment. The Institute of Arts & Social Engagement (IASE) requests Non-exclusive Anthology and Electronic rights. IASE retains the right to continue selling back issues of the journal in print and electronic format.
How to submit: Send your manuscript as an attachment (.doc or .rtf only, please do not submit .DOCX files) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions must be typed, double spaced, using standard Arial or Times 12pt. font. Include your last name and title of the work in the email subject line (EX. Smith – Title of the work).
Response time: All submissions will receive a written confirmation upon receipt, with a final decision in 1-3 months. While we will accept simultaneous submissions, we ask that you make us aware at the time of submission and communicate any changes regarding your manuscript as a matter of urgency.
Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011.
Queries to: email@example.com