Submissions

Submit by email to thebangorliteraryjournal@hotmail.com

You may submit up to two pieces in total (for example- one poem and one image)

 

  • FOR WINTER ISSUE 13

    THE WINDOW FOR SUBMISSIONS IS OPEN NOW THROUGH TO MIDNIGHT 20th OCTOBER.

  • PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A THEMED CALLED: WE ARE LOOKING FOR WORK ON THE THEME OF ‘WINTER’.
  • Please ensure to follow the guidelines as set out below.  Please remember to send a photo and a short third person biography alongside your submission, even if you have submitted to us before.

    Poetry Submissions:

    • Please email your submissions on theme of WINTER to thebangorliteraryjournal@hotmail.com with the heading (SUBMISSIONS-Name-POETRY- WINTER ISSUE 13)
    • Submit a maximum of two previously unpublished poems (We consider it published if it has appeared on: social media, online or in print)
      no longer than 40 lines long.
    • Poems should be single spaced and in New Times Roman, size 12.
    • Poems should be in a separate Word document attached to the email. There should not be any traces of your name within the document, as work is read anonymously.
    • Include a brief note, third person author’s bio (no more than one paragraph), contact details and an author photo in the email.
    • We accept all forms of poetry, but it must be your best work.
    • If your work is accepted, we will email you within one month from the deadline. If you do not hear from us within this time frame, then please contact us.
    • If your work is not chosen, please feel free to submit again when we put out the next call.
    • Overtly sexual, violent or hate filled poetry will not be published.
    • Work cannot be changed once it has been sent to us.
    • We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
    • Unfortunately we cannot pay a fee for work published.
    • You retain the rights to your work, however we can use your work in upcoming features etc.  Please credit us in future with first publication of the piece.

    Flash Fiction Submissions:

    • Please email your submissions on the theme of WINTER to thebangorliteraryjournal@hotmail.com with the heading (SUBMISSIONS-Name-FLASH FICTION-WINTER ISSUE 13)
    • Submit a maximum of two previously unpublished pieces of flash fiction (We consider it published if it has appeared on: social media, online or in print)
      no longer than 200 words long.
    • Work should be single spaced and in New Times Roman, size 12.
    • Pieces should be in one separate Word document attached to the email. There should not be any traces of your name within the document, as work is read anonymously.
    • Include a brief note, third person author’s bio (no more than one paragraph), contact details and an author photo in the body of the email
    • It must be your best work.
    • If your work is accepted, we will email you within one month from the deadline. If you do not hear from us within this time frame, then please contact us.
    • If your work is not chosen, please feel free to submit again when we put out the next call.
    • Overtly sexual, violent or hate filled writing will not be published.
    • Work cannot be changed once it has been sent to us.
    • We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
    • Unfortunately we cannot pay a fee for work published.
    • You retain the rights to your work, however we can use your work in upcoming features etc.  Please credit us in future with first publication of the piece.

    Art and Photography Submissions:

    • Please email your submissions on the theme of WINTER to thebangorliteraryjournal@hotmail.com with the heading (SUBMISSIONS-Name-IMAGES- WINTER ISSUE 13)
    • Submit a maximum of two previously unpublished images (however, they can have appeared on social media).  Please attach a couple of lines explaining each piece.
    • Images should be high resolution and attached to the email as JPEG files-with the title, medium and a couple of lines about the work in the body of the email.
    • Include a brief note, third person artist’s bio (no more than one paragraph), contact details and an artist photo in the body of the email.
    • If your work is accepted, we will email you within one month from the deadline. If you do not hear from us within this time frame, then please contact us.
    • If your work is not chosen, please feel free to submit again when we put out the next call.
    • Overtly sexual, violent or hate filled images will not be published.
    • Work cannot be changed once it has been sent to us.
    • We do not accept simultaneous submissions.
    • Unfortunately we cannot pay a fee for work published.
    • You retain the rights to your work, however we can use your work in upcoming features etc.

    Reviews:

    • If you are interested in submitting a review of a recent literary publication- please email us with ‘REVIEW- ISSUE 13’ in the title.  We will only be able to include two reviews per issue, so please send us only one review for consideration per submission period.