updated 5 April 2019
short-form ecoliterature : fiction, poetry, essay, and travel narrative
As we reached our 10th anniversary (October 2018), our editorial focus honed in on one particular aspect of our mission to explore the world one voice at a time. This shift in editorial focus aligns with our new vision:
To become a sustainable archive of short-form literature that explores the intersection between humans and the landscape — including any/all of its inhabitants — inspiring readers, writers, editors, and researchers to engage with and speak for their local ecosystems.
Additional details will be released throughout our anniversary year, but the gist of things can be gleaned from the central circle in the diagram found here:
and the style tips found here:
Please be sure you have read some of the works published on this blog prior to submitting your work so that you get a better feel for our editorial tastes. We believe in a robust editorial process, so revisions may be requested prior to publication. Be sure to take all of these considerations into account before deciding to submit your work to us.
New Guidelines Overview:
We will respond to submissions as quickly as possible, but it may take 6 months to receive a response depending on the volume of submissions.
Submission of Work:
To be considered, a work must:
THIS IS IMPORTANT: Please only send us one work at a time — and wait until you hear from us on your first submission before sending us another. We’ll only be posting one selection per week (generally on Wednesdays), so please send your best effort.
*If your work is untitled, please give it a unique numerical identifier such as the date it was written or submitted. Example: 2017.07.11 for a poem submitted on 11 July 2017. If your work is haiku/senryu or other traditionally untitled form, simply use the first line followed by an ellipsis (…).
By filling out the form below, you grant us non-exclusive rights to publish the submitted work electronically in perpetuity and certify that the submitted work does not violate the copyrights or trademarks of any other individuals or entities.
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