Because in the kitchen, it’s difficult to lie
Because the yearbook photo shows long straight hair parted down the middle, Marcia Brady-
Because in my son’s mind, he has only one dziadek & babcia & that blindspot diminishes me
more each day
Submitting to Conjunctions
We will accept submissions for our spring 2024 print issue, Conjunctions:82, Works & Days, via Submittable from October 25 – November 5, 2023. All submissions will also be considered for our weekly online magazine.
Note: If you miss the Submittable window, we are also open for submissions by postal mail year-round. Please see below for instructions.
Submissions are open year-round by postal mail for our biannual print issues and weekly online magazine, which is not subject to thematic restrictions. Please see below for instructions.
HOW TO SUBMIT
Submissions are open year-round by postal mail. To submit via mail, please send your manuscript to our editorial office (address below) with a brief cover letter including your name, address, and email. In order to receive a response, you must include a self-addressed envelope stamped with sufficient postage for our reply and for return of your manuscript (if requested). Do not send submissions by any delivery method that requires a signature.
|Address mail submissions to:
|Bradford Morrow, Editor
|21 E 10th Street, #3E
|New York, NY 10003
While we can’t predict exactly when an issue will close to new work, we typically read into August for our fall issues and into February for our spring issues.
Submissions will also be accepted electronically via Submittable twice a year, during our fall and winter reading periods. Please check back here or follow us on Facebook and Twitter or subscribe to our newsletter for the earliest information about our reading periods for each issue.
If you'd like to submit to Conjunctions outside of our fall and spring Submittable periods, please submit via postal mail.
WHAT TO SUBMIT
Conjunctions publishes short- and long-form fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and hybrid texts. We do not publish academic essays or book reviews.
All submissions must be in English and previously unpublished. We will consider works in translation for which the translator has secured the rights.
Although we have no official restrictions regarding word count, most of the manuscripts we select for publication are under eight thousand words long. For poetry submissions, we suggest sending half a dozen poems, depending on length.
We strongly suggest that writers new to Conjunctions read our recent issues to acquaint themselves with our publications. Subscriptions are available here.
Are you familiar with our work? Sign up for our newsletter to read new writing in our online magazine every week, subscribe to our print biannual, or order a back issue.
If a disability prevents you from using Submittable, please call 845-758-7054 or email [email protected].
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