SUBMISSIONS FOR ISSUE # 1 NOW OPEN UNTIL NOV 15TH. 

SUBMISSIONS FOR WEEKLY PUBLICATIONS ARE CURRENTLY OPEN.

ISSUE # 1 SET TO PUBLISH FEB 2021. 

WEEKLY PUBLICATIONS SET TO START IN DECEMBER.  

General Submission Guidelines for the Biannual Publication

  • All submissions are currently considered for our biannual online issue, as well as our weekly publications. For our biannual publication, we are interested in poetry, flash fiction, 2D visual arts, and photography. We are open to any form, especially from marginalized authors. Send us your best work! 

  • Please send us work that hasn’t been published anywhere else before (including any other websites, personal blogs, etc.)

  • We welcome both English and multilingual works. 

  • Submit your work along with a short biographical paragraph in 3rd person to agapanthusubmissions@gmail.com. Within the body of the email, please let us know if you’d like feedback on your work as well! 

  • Please make sure that there are no identifying information within the document of your submissions, as we’d like to eliminate as many sources of bias as possible.

  • We’re writers as well, so of course we accept simultaneous submissions. We only ask that you let us know if your work is accepted somewhere else at agapanthusgeninquiry@gmail.com. We’ll be delighted to congratulate you!

  • While we cannot pay you monetarily, as we are an entirely volunteer-run group, you’ll have our full love and appreciation. We’re working on finding ways to pay our contributors in the future. 

  • Post-submission edits are inevitable. That said, please make sure to send us your most updated, edited work.

  • It might take us anywhere from 2 days to up to 4 weeks for to let you know about our final decision.

  • Please DO NOT send us work that promotes bigotry, including racism, homophobia, transphobia, antisemitism, etc. We reserve the right to remove your work or retract acceptance if we find any evidence of such beliefs. 

  • In terms of publication rights, we ask for first-time electronic publication rights, and all rights revert to the author upon publication.

Submission Guidelines for the Weekly Publications

  • Submit your best work to us in any genre! This can be poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, etc.

  • We’d love to see work that hasn’t been published anywhere else before. However, this is not a strict requirement. 

  • We welcome both English and multilingual works!

  • Submit your work along with a short biographical paragraph in 3rd person to agapanthusweeklysubs@gmail.com. Within the body of the email, please let us know if you’d like feedback on your work as well!

  • While we cannot pay you monetarily, as we are an entirely volunteer-run group, you’ll have our full love and appreciation. We’re working on finding ways to pay our contributors in the future as well. 

  • Post-submission edits are inevitable. That said, please make sure to send us your most updated, edited work.

  • It might take us up to 3 days to let you know about our final decision. 

  • Please DO NOT send us work that promotes bigotry, including racism, homophobia, transphobia, antisemitism, etcWe reserve the right to remove your work or retract acceptance if we find any evidence of such beliefs. 

  • In terms of publication rights, we ask for electronic publication rights, as well as archival rights to maintain your work on our website. All other rights revert to the author upon publication. 

 

Genre Specific Guidelines

POETRY

  • Please submit up to 5 pieces of poetry in one .doc/.docx or PDF document.

  • Please title your email submission as “SUBMISSION: POETRY”.

FLASH FICTION

  • Please submit up to 2 works, each less than 2000 words,  in one .doc/.docx or PDF document. 

  • Please title your email submission as “SUBMISSION: FLASH FICTION”.

VISUAL ARTS

  • Please submit up to 5 pieces of 2D visual art  as low-resolution JPEGs in one email.  

  • Please title your email submissions as “SUBMISSION:   ART”. 

PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Please submit up to 5 pieces of photography as JPEGs in one email. 

  • Please title your email submissions as “SUBMISSION: PHOTOGRAPHY”

OTHER GENRES

  • For other genres of work for the weekly publications, please submit up to 5 works of less than 10 pages total in one .doc/.docx or PDF document. 

  • Please title your email submission as “SUBMISSION: OTHER”.