SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

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Submissions for the spring 2020 issue open September 27th to October 25th.

 

GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

pulp MAG accepts submissions, through Submittable, from anyone able to send them; however, approximately 60% of the work we publish must be by KPU students.

  • Submitters must complete the cover letter section of the submission process.
  • The cover letter must include the submitter’s name (as they would like to see it appear in print), and a short (up to 100 words) biographical statement.
  • KPU students should include their program and year of study.
  • pulp MAG does not accept simultaneous submissions: if your work is being considered elsewhere, we will not consider it.

Submissions not following guidelines will not be considered.

We pay $20 per poem, $15 per page of prose, and $20 per piece of art.

POETRY SUBMISSIONS

pulp MAG accepts submissions of previously unpublished poetry in English, including translations into English, on any subject and in any form. Prose poetry is included in the poetry category. We are looking for poetry that is avant-garde, is experimental, plays with form, and that offers a unique perspective on everything and/or anything. We also love prose poetry.

  • Submissions must not exceed 5 poems, or a total of 5000 words.
  • Each poem must be included in an individual attachment, titled “Poet’s Name, Title of Work.”
  • The page number and poet’s name must appear at the top of each page.
  • Poems must be formatted exactly how you would like to see them appear in print.
  • Poems must be submitted in document format.
  • Submissions of visual or concrete poetry must also include a PDF of each visual or concrete poem.
  • We reserve the right to reformat titles.

pulp MAG buys first North American serial print rights. Copyright reverts to the author after publication. Subsequent publications in anthologies or collections must acknowledge first appearance in pulp MAG.

PROSE SUBMISSIONS

pulp MAG accepts submissions of previously unpublished creative prose in English, including translations into English, in any genre and on any subject. Prose poetry is included in the Poetry submissions. We are looking for flash-fiction, short-stories, and excerpts from manuscripts with unique voices, strong narratives, evocative images, and fresh perspectives that make you reconsider mundane.

  • Submissions must not exceed 1 piece of up to 5000 words, or 2 pieces of up to 1500 words each.
  • Each submission must be an individual attachment titled “Author’s Name, Title of Work.”
  • Submissions must be typed in Times New Roman, 12pt font, double-spaced, with standard 1” margins.
  • We reserve the right to reformat titles.

pulp MAG buys first North American serial print rights. Copyright reverts to the author after publication. Subsequent publications in anthologies or collections must acknowledge first appearance in pulp MAG.

VISUAL ART SUBMISSIONS

pulp MAG accepts submissions of previously unpublished Visual Art, including but not limited to: drawings, paintings, photography, digital works, fabric, fashion, mixed media, performance, ceramic and sculptural works. We are looking to publish avant-garde work with well-thought-out concepts with some personal, social/cultural, political, or historical references.

  • Submissions must be Raw or TIFF files, of at least 300dpi.
  • Each submission should be sent as individual files titled “Artist’s Name, Title of Work,” and must include: Title, medium, size, and year of completion.
  • Each submission should be visually interesting to look at and engaging with the viewer, and have the Principles and Elements of Design carefully implemented.
  • Let us know if you would like us to consider a piece or pieces for the magazine cover image.

pulp MAG buys first North American serial print rights. Copyright reverts to the author after publication. Subsequent publications in anthologies or collections must acknowledge first appearance in pulp MAG.