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Submissions Policy

Submissions are OPEN until December 31, 2022. 


We accept fearless works of prose (personal essay, fiction, etc.), poetry, and photography that describe the female experience and explore what women’s issues are relevant to you. We are searching for the fresh voices of students from around the world.


General guidelines: 

  • We accept both unpublished and previously published work. If your work is previously published, you must include the name of the previous place of publication in your cover letter and verify that you have the right of republication. 

  • We currently only accept the work of students ages 16-24.

  • We accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us immediately if your piece is accepted elsewhere. 

  • Each submission must be sent to our email with a subject “genre_piece name_ first and last name”

  • For written work, each piece must be written in 12 point Times New Roman.

  • All submissions must be in black ink. 

  • Files may be submitted as either pdfs, word docs, or google docs. 

  • Label each submission as Last name_First name_Genre_Title of piece

  • Format your submission as a cover letter that includes a 50-100 word third person bio. 

  • We currently only accept submissions in English. 



You may submit up to three pieces of poetry at a time. If you submit more than one, please submit each poem in a separate attachment within your email labeled accordingly. 



Pieces cannot exceed ten pages. Submit no more than two submissions in this category at a time, and submit different pieces as separate attachments (not two pieces in the same document) labeled accordingly. 


Visual art and photography:

​Submit no more than five pieces of visual art and/or five pieces of photography per submission cycle. Submissions in these categories may be considered for the issue cover. 


Please give us at least a month to respond to your submission. 


Please provide a content warning within your email if your piece deals with any especially disturbing or triggering subjects or graphic content.


We will not tolerate any work that promotes bigotry (racism, homophobia, transphobia, etc), plagiarizes the work of others, or includes any especially obscene language. We retain the right to automatically reject your work if it includes any of the aforementioned faults. 

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