arc: submission guidelines

arc is not currently open for submissions. The call for submissions to our next issue, when the time comes, will be sent to our mailing list (subscribe here). For arc 29, the guidelines were as follows; the guidelines for arc 30 may differ.

The theme for arc 29 is community in complexity. We encourage you to be creative in your interpretation of the theme. Citizens and residents of Israel are especially encouraged to submit work.

We're looking for:

Poetry up to 60 lines per poem. Please send in 3-5 poems.

Short fiction up to 1500 words

Flash fiction up to 500 words. You may send up to three submissions if the total word count does not exceed 1500 words.

Nonfiction essays up to 1500 words

Translated work from any language into English. Please make sure that you have permission to publish your translations.

Only unpublished work. Any work that appears on a personal blog or has been submitted in a workgroup is acceptable.

Please send in only one submission per genre.

Copyright remains with the author, but we reserve the right to republish your work in any form.

Send in a Word file without your name on it. Include a short third-person bio under 75 words.

Please include your name, street address, email address and telephone number in the body of your email.

The editors are under no obligation to accept any particular submission, and their decision is final.

At this time the IAWE cannot pay contributors for work published. Each contributor will receive a copy of the issue.