Submissions Accepted June 1st - August 31st

Submit to our Kind Writers Contest

  • winner(s) will be chosen by an established writer of the literary community​

  • 1st place $150 Prize

  • 2nd place (honorable mention) $50 prize

  • winner(s) will be featured in our magazine and on our website

  • each genre has the same submission guidelines as our general submissions

  • all genres will be submitting to the same contest (there are not separate prizes for each genre)

  • submissions for our Kind Writers Contest are automatically considered for our general submissions

  • must include a brief biography that highlights your acts of kindness in the community
  • Reading fee is $10.

  • In order to make our contest submissions more accessible, we provide the "donate what you can" option through our website:

    • attach PayPal receipt to the submission e-mail (you may also attach the receipt to your submittable general submission)

 

 

 

For all submissions:

  • submit through the following options:

  • e-mail subject line - specify the type of submission. Ex: "Nonfiction General Submission"

  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address

  • format: 12-point font, double spaced (except poetry), numbered pages

  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF

  • comic versions of any genre are welcome

  • submissions in Spanish are welcome

  • multiple submissions are welcome (must pay a separate reading fee per contest submission)

Poetry:

  • up to 5 poems

  • we welcome spoken word: 

    • must include written format and a link to video or audio on a social media platform

Fiction: 

  • up to 3,500 words 

  • double spaced

Nonfiction:

  • up to 3,500 words

  • double spaced

Art:

  • up to 5 pieces of art, including photography

  • include details of the medium, including any modifications made to photos

  • must be in an easily accessible format, such as .jpg

General Submissions