THE IDENTITY ISSUE
Fall/Winter 2019 - Now Published
The theme for our debut issue is identity. Who are you? What and/or who shaped you to be who you are? Have you ever lost your sense of self? This issue seeks to be an exploration of culture, race, expectations, family, and names; anything and everything that has defined your own identity.
Submissions closed on October 25 2019.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to purchase a print copy of The Identity Issue.
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The Identity Issue, January 2020.
Editor-in-Chief: Evelyn Maguire
Design Director: Juwon Lee
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Photography, Artwork
Poetry: Poetry may be as short as a haiku or as long as 1-2 pages. Please note that formatting may be changed during the design phase.
Fiction, Nonfiction & Essays: Please limit prose to under 5,000 words. If pieces are accompanied by photos/artwork, please note where in the piece you would like each image to appear, and attach the images separately to your submission.
Please send all prose submissions as a Word document. If submitting flash fiction (under 1000 words) multiple entries per one author may be accepted.
Photography & Artwork: Please send highest quality jpg possible, and include the title of the piece in your submission email.
All pieces must be the original creation of the author/artist. Please note that by submitting a piece, you are giving Overheard permission to publish your work in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue.
When will I know if my work has been accepted?
We will notify all authors & artists if their piece has been accepted by the last week of November.
How many times can I submit? Can I submit in multiple categories?
You can submit as many pieces as you would like, but please include all submissions in one email.
What do I get if my work is featured?
Our undying appreciation and admiration :-)
We do not give cash prizes to accepted submissions because we are poor.
Can I submit work that has been featured in other publications/galleries?
Yes! But keep in mind that other publications have their own rules, and may have exclusive publishing rights to your work.