Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions: make/shift ISSUE 11



Make/shift—a magazine creating, documenting, and engaging with contemporary feminist culture and activism—is seeking submissions for its eleventh issue (spring/summer 2012).

For Issue 11, we are seeking

–investigative journalism
–critical essays
–personal essays
–profiles of feminists activists, artists, projects, and thinkers
–fiction and poetry
–art and photography
–book, maga/zine, film, art, and event reviews
–hybrid pieces

We are also seeking content for the following regular make/shift features:

–Everyday Actions: scenes of feminist action in everyday life (100 to 400 words); the theme for Issue 11 is family (chosen, of origin, or however you want to define it)
–Documents: documents of feminist discourse in progress (doodle-covered meeting minutes, e-mail exchanges, and the like)
–Make/Plans: listings for our international calendar of upcoming events (submit info for events occurring between March and September 2012)
–Participate: opportunities for people to get active in art, activist, and community projects (deadlines should be ongoing or between March and September 2012)

Make/shift pays $.02/word plus two copies.

Send pitches or full-draft submissions to Please submit no more than three poems or two pieces of prose at a time. Feel free to pitch multiple ideas at once. Please send previously unpublished material only. We accept pitches and submissions on a rolling basis, but priority for Issue 11 will be given to those received bySeptember 10, 2011.

Please note that as a small, all-volunteer collective that publishes only two magazines per year, it sometimes takes us several months to make submissions decisions.





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