15 February 2011

Call for Submissions: Saltwater Quarterly Literary Journal (devoted to publishing works by underrepresented minority authors)

Post date: 15 February 2011
Please be sure to track your submission to Saltwater Quarterly at Duotrope's Digest.

"Saltwater Quarterly is a new literary journal devoted to publishing works by underrepresented minority authors. We are looking for work that:

  • Shines a light on underrepresented communities;
  • Exemplifies craft and technique and uses both successfully;
  • Subverts or revises traditional forms to illustrate the experience of underrepresented communities;
  • Surprises and moves the reader.

We believe that developing the confidence to write is critical and that every act of writing that combats the oppressive messaging of mainstream media is a revolutionary act. Please submit only your best work.

Fiction should be no longer than 1,000 words.

Creative nonfiction should be no longer than 1,000 words.

Poetry of any form and style is welcomed. We are especially open to poetry that experiments with traditional form in new and exciting ways. Please send no more than three poems at a time.
We are also interested in submissions of artwork for future covers and issues. Please send us no more than three images of jellyfish, created by you in any medium you’ve chosen, that exemplify the minority experience. We leave it up to you to decide what that looks like."

Please feel free to contact us at saltwaterpress@gmail.com with any questions. For submission guidelines, please visit http://saltwaterpress.blogspot.com/p/submission-guidelines.html.

Katie McClendon, Editor
Saltwater Quarterly

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