Chapbook Submissions

Please note that our Themes for the December issue centre on Rape and Racism. The issue will be titled Wind & Water. Works that do not align the theme(s) will be rejected.

Read about us to ensure your work is a good fit. All work is published biannually (December & June).

1. Chapbook submissions open for December Issue on October 1st and close on November 5th and for June Issue on April 1st and close on May 1st.

2. The submissions for our chapbook section is thematic. Ensure your works align with our theme(s) before submission.

3. We do not accept previously published material. All submissions must be free of plagiarism.

4. We accept simultaneous submissions. Just let us know immediately your work is accepted elsewhere.

5. No cover letter. Your biographical statement is enough and shouldn’t be more than 50 words.

6. We respond generally within one month from submission. Contact us if longer than that.

7. We ask for first serial rights and the right to keep a copy of the publication in our archives. All other rights revert back to the author after publication.

8. We accept ONLY files in .doc or .docx format for written works, JPEG format for visual art. If formatting is an important part of your work then attach a .pdf file alongside the .doc or .docx file.

9. Make all submissions to chapbook@artmosterrific.com

FOR FLASH FICTION AND MICRO FICTION

We’re looking for fresh stories captured from fresh perspectives, in accordance with the theme of the chapbook, setting, and form, as long as these stories are:

– NOT more than 1500 words (Flash Fiction) and 500 words (for micro fiction)

– Free from spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors.

– Written in English (with a glossary of non-English words provided when necessary).

– Typed in Times New Roman (12pt) and double-spaced.

Submit to chapbook@artmosterrific.com. Please the subject of the mail should be Wind and Water submission.

FOR ESSAYS & VISUAL ART

For essays, send us your short and long arguments on matters you feel passionate about. They must be in accordance with our theme. Feel free to adopt a formal or informal tone.

– Essay should be between 800-1500 words.

– MUST be plagiarism free and references must be made appropriately when necessary.

– Be typed in Times New Roman (12pt) and double-spaced.

For visual art pieces, we welcome photographs, paintings, illustrations, and cartoon portfolios in JPEG format ONLY. If necessary, accompany your artwork with a short description of not more than 500 words.

– Visual arts MUST be the original work of the artist.

– They must be a maximum three (3) in one submission and submitted as JPEG files.

We’re particularly looking for writings and visual art pieces that explore our theme in contemporary ways. We want essays that enthrall our readers and visual art pieces with striking compositions and meanings.

Submit to chapbook@artmosterrific.com. Please the subject of the mail should be Wind and Water submission.

FOR POETRY & PROSE POETRY

Send us everything that makes you sleep, keeps you awake, breaks your heart and repairs it. Everything that rusts and unrusts you. Send us your flaws and strengths, awesome and bizarre, brilliant and outrageous. However, please note your entry must:

– Not be more than two poems attached in a single file.

– Be written in English and free of plagiarism.

– Be typed in Times New Romans (12pt) and single-spaced.

– Not be more than three (3) pages long or 40 lines for each poem — a total of 80 lines.

– And of course, they must align with our theme.

Submit to chapbook@artmosterrific.com. Please the subject of the mail should be Wind and Water submission.