CALL FOR SUBMISSION

WELL READ is looking for submissions from writers and artists who have stories to tell. We want to combine new and established voices from diverse backgrounds and celebrate different perspectives. We want people who aren’t afraid to shake things up, speak their mind, and share their humanity.

Reading period for publication in WELL READ Magazine’s April, May, and June 2023 issues will be: February 1st through March 15th, 2022.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Prose

Contributors should include only one short story or essay per submission. Please submit one short story or essay up to 3,000 words in length. All work must be typed (preferably in 12 point, Times New Roman), double-spaced, and paginated. Include the title of your work and the total word count on your manuscript.

Flash Fiction

Contributors should include only one piece of flash fiction per submission. Please submit one flash fiction piece up to 1,000 words in length. All work must be typed (preferably in 12 point, Times New Roman), double-spaced, and paginated. Include the title of your work and the total word count on your manuscript.

Poetry

Contributors should include only one poem per submission. Please only send us one submission per reading period. All work must be typed (preferably in 12 point, Times New Roman), and single-spaced (not including stanza breaks). Include the title of your work on your manuscript. 

Visual Art

Contributors may include up to four photographs, four pieces of digital art, or images of four pieces of original art per submission. Please only send us one submission per reading period. The acceptable file types are JPEG, PNG, or PDF.

How to submit and more information:

Please compose the subject of your e-mail as:  Submission for Jan-Feb-March consideration/Your Last Name

Please include a brief – 3rd person – author bio (150 words or less).

Send to wellreadsubmissions@gmail.com before December 16th for consideration.

We are very excited to publish first time unpublished authors, but previously published works are accepted for this project AS LONG as you own the rights. Authors who are published in WELL READ retain all rights to their work.

All submissions will be read with enthusiasm and notified as soon as possible.

There is no submission/reader fee.

WELL READ cannot offer payment for publication at this time.

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