Zine Submissions

DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2024

The Anamcara Press Online Magazine, THE WRITE BRIDGE – accepts submissions of non-fiction articles, poems, short stories, one-act plays, and original artwork and photography. Each journal issue has a theme. Please review the theme and guidelines below before submitting your work.

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING TO THE WRITE BRIDGE


SUMMER 2024 TOPIC: GRIEF and COMFORT
DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 15, 2024
, no fee

SUBMIT

What to include in your submission:

  1. Cover letter: Your full name (and pseudonym if applicable), your address, telephone number, and email address (if you have one).
  2. Your document. For poetry, please submit up to five poems. For articles, short stories, and one-act plays, please submit up to 3,500 words and no more.

Upload submissions as a single Microsoft Word file or PDF that includes your cover letter and document. (If you mail your submission, please send a copy and retain your original document. Manuscripts will not be returned.)

You can subscribe to The Write Bridge Journal here: SUBSCRIBE

POETRY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

A cover letter with contact information such as your full name, include your preferred email address, a writer’s bio of 25 words or less, and a list of your submission titles.

  1. Poems should be no more than 40 lines total, this includes line breaks between stanzas and the title. The poem should fit on one page. 
  2. Each poem needs to be on a separate page. 
  3. Poems should be single spaced, lines begin at the left margin and should remain so throughout the poem. (The poem loses ‘unique’ formatting when adding them to the site.) 
  4. Submit up to three poems. 
  5. Lines should be typed in 12 font with 14 font titles.
  6. Read and understand the submission prompt words.

Submit something unusual! Be bold! Be brave! Tell us something new! Any questions about poetry submissions may be directed to Ronda Miller Poetrondamiller@gmail.com

NOTE: Contemporary poetry does not capitalize the first letter of a line, unless it starts a new sentence.

Do a thorough copyedit of your manuscript to make sure it meets today’s grammatical standards. Owl at Purdue has a great library of resources to check on grammar rules you may not be sure of.

PROSE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

A cover letter with contact information such as your full name, include your preferred email address, a writer’s bio of 25 words or less, and a list of your submission titles.

  1. Prose, both fiction and essay, should be no longer than 3000 words.
  2. Each prose piece needs to be on a separate page. 
  3. 12 point font with 14 font titles.
  4. Read and understand the submission prompt words.

FULL-LENGTH MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS

FULL-LENGTH MANUSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2024.

Anamcara Press accepts submissions of full-length manuscripts of fiction, non-fiction, and short story and poetry collections at anytime during the year. We do not return manuscripts, and request online submission. What to include in your submission:

  1. Cover letter: Your full name (and pseudonym if applicable), your address, telephone number, and email address (if you have one). Please tell us about your reader — the person who you’ve written for — how you expect to market your book, and what your qualifications are for writing this work. Also tell us why you think your submission would be a good fit for Anamcara Press.
  2. Synopsis: Please include in the synopsis an estimated word count for your complete manuscript (a synopsis is a brief overview of your work which should not exceed 500 words.)
  3. Your full manuscript. (If you mail your manuscript, please send a copy and retain your original document. Manuscripts will not be returned.)

After paying the $8 submission fee for your full-length manuscript, you will be redirected to a page where you can submit your manuscript.

Please contact us if you have any questions about submitting your work at:
ANAMCARA PRESS LLC
PO Box 442072
Lawrence KS 66044-2072
(785) 843-1849
mc@anamcara-press.com

We look forward to receiving your submission.

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