em: A Review of Text and Image

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Please note: Submissions are closed from June 1 thru September 1.

(ĕm) A Review of Text and Image is published annually. We seek to publish established as well as new voices. We are open to all kinds of work. Please send us your best poetry, translations, fiction, creative nonfiction, lyric essays, graphic short stories and essays, comic strips, photographs, paintings, miscellaneous artwork, book reviews, etc. If you think we’ve left something out, please query us. 

We feel the best way to become acquainted with (ĕm) A Review of Text and Image is to read its recent issues. We invite you to enjoy our online library. 

Submissions are accepted only via Submittable. Email and snail mail submissions will be discarded without comment. We do not accept previously published materials. We accept simultaneous submissions but please inform us immediately if a submission is taken elsewhere. Rights return to the author after publication: authors retain their copyright. After an author's contribution has appeared in (ĕm) A Review of Text and Image, they may republish their text in any manner—electronic or print. All we ask is that the author clearly acknowledge (ĕm) A Review of Text and Image as its original place of publication.

Our response time averages 2-4 months. Please do not query until 4 months have passed.