For all submissions:

  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address
  • format: 12-point font, double spaced (except poetry), numbered pages
  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF
  • comic versions of any genre are welcome
  • submissions in Spanish are welcome
  • Check out our website for a chance to enter our Kind Writers Contest

Poetry Submissions:

  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address
  • format: 12-point font 
  • numbered pages
  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF
  • submissions in Spanish are welcome
  • up to 5 poems
  • we welcome spoken word:                      

              -must include written format and a link to video or audio on a    

               social media platform

(work submitted under wrong form may be declined without consideration)

Fiction Submissions:

  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address
  • format: 12-point font, double spaced, numbered pages
  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF
  • comic versions of any genre are welcome
  • submissions in Spanish are welcome
  • up to 3,500 words 
  • double spaced


(work submitted under wrong form may be declined without consideration)

 Nonfiction Submissions:

  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address
  • format: 12-point font, double spaced, numbered pages
  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF
  • submissions in Spanish are welcome
  • up to 3,500 words
  • double spaced

(work submitted under wrong form may be declined without consideration)

Art Submissions:

  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address
  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF
  • comic versions of any genre are welcome here (max. 8 pages)
  • submissions in Spanish are welcome
  • up to 5 pieces of visual art, including photography per submission
  • include details of the medium, including any modifications made to photos
  • must be in an easily accessible format, such as .jpg​​

(work submitted under wrong form may be denied without consideration)

For all contest submissions (submissions that do not follow the guidelines will not be considered):

  • winner(s) will be chosen by an established writer of the literary community
  • $10 reading fee
  • 1st Place $150 prize and feature in our magazine and website
  • 2nd Place $50 prize and publication in our magazine
  • Multiple submissions are welcome (must pay a separate reading fee per submission)
  • submissions for our Kind Writers Contest are automatically considered for our general submissions​
  • cover page: your name, address, phone number, brief bio​, and email address
  • format: 12-point font, double spaced (except poetry), numbered pages
  • submissions must be in a single document or PDF
  • comic versions of any genre are welcome
  • submissions in Spanish are welcome
  • indicate genre you are submitting to (art, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, etc.)
  • all genres will be submitting to the same contest (there are not separate prizes for each genre)
  • Check out our website for more opportunities, including a "donate what you can" option for submissions to our contest that need assistance paying the fee. 

Poetry:

  • up to 5 poems
  • we welcome spoken word: 
    must include written format and a link to video or audio on a social media platform

Fiction: 

  • up to 3,500 words 
  • double spaced

Nonfiction:

  • up to 3,500 words
  • double spaced

Art:

  • up to 5 pieces of art, including photography
  • include details of the medium, including any modifications made to photos
  • must be in an easily accessible format, such as .jpg​​

Comics:

  • Up to 8 pages
Kind Writers