19 February 2012

Call for Submissions from Women: Damselfly Press's 19th Issue

Post date: 19 February 2012
Deadline: 15 March 2012

damselfly press, an online literary journal for women, is pleased to announce our eighteenth issue. We are seeking electronic submissions of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction by female writers only. Our nineteenth issue will be available April 15, 2012. If you'd like to submit, please visit our guidelines section at http://damselflypress.net/submissions and send us your submission by March 15th, 2012.

Submission Guidelines

  • We only accept online submissions with the genre in the e-mail header.
  • Submissions must be in a Word document or .RTF attachment.
  • Please include writer’s contact information and bio (not to exceed 50 words) on a separate cover page. We blind read all submissions.
  • Fiction- Send up to 10 pages of fiction. Submitters may send up to two fictional stories per submission to Jennifer@damselflypress.net
  • Poetry- Send 1-3 poems to Lesley@damselflypress.net
  • Nonfiction- Send up to 7 pages of nonfiction. Submitters may send up to two nonfiction submissions, such as memoir or personal essays, to Nonfiction@damselflypress.net
  • We request that writers submit to only one genre per reading cycle.
  • We do not accept previously published work.
  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted.
  • We are unable to provide compensation to writers for accepted submissions at this time.
  • If your submission is not accepted for publication, please refrain from re-submitting more than four times in succession.
  • If a writer’s work initially appears in damselfly press and is later published elsewhere, we request an acknowledgement.
  • For writers whose work has been accepted by our journal, please wait for up to a year after publication before resubmitting.
  • Please refrain from submitting if you are not open to edits. Selected pieces often require minimal editing.
  • Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be rejected without being read.

Send submissions to:

Fiction: Jennifer@damselflypress.net
Poetry: Lesley@damselflypress.net
Nonfiction: nonfiction@damselflypress.net


For inquiries: Jennifer@damselflypress.net, Lesley@damselflypress.net, nonfiction@damselflypress.net

For submissions: Jennifer@damselflypress.net, Lesley@damselflypress.net, nonfiction@damselflypress.net

Website: http://damselflypress.net
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