Thursday, December 9, 2010

Call for Submissions: Muzzle

Submission Guidelines

MUZZLE publishes poetry, art, interviews, book reviews, and performance reviews. Additionally, MUZZLE is interested in collaborative and multi-media pieces. MUZZLE is currently taking submissions for the third issue, scheduled to come out February 15, 2011. Submissions will close for this issue on January 15, 2011.

Only previously unpublished work will be considered for publication. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please send notification immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

All submissions must be emailed to:
MuzzleMagazine(at) (replace (at) with @ when sending e-mail).

All submissions must be accompanied by a cover letter that includes contact information and a brief bio. Only one submission per person will be considered per issue (additional submissions will be held for future issues).

Please send 3-5 poems per submission. All the poems should be sent in one document that should not exceed 10 pages. Each poetry submission must be attached (as a PDF or a DOC file) AND pasted into the body of  the email. In the file name for your submission, please include your last name (ex: Edwards_Submission.doc).

Interviews should be less than 2000 words. Each interview must be attached (as a PDF or a DOC file) AND pasted into the body of the email.

Reviews should be less than 1500 words. Book Reviews should be of books published within the last 2 years. Performance Reviews should be of performances that occurred within the last 6 months. Each review must be attached (as a PDF or a DOC file) AND pasted into the body of the email.

All art submissions must be attached as JPEG files. Please send no more than 5 pieces in one submission. In the file name for each piece, please include your last name and the title (ex: Herrmann_Alight.jpeg).

All audio recordings (which may be sent accompanying poetry, art, interviews, and performance reviews) must be attached as MP3 files.

Terms and Conditions:
* Artists should be paid for their labor. We wish we could pay you. We cannot pay you.
* All published work will be copy-edited.
* MUZZLE does not accept previously published work.
* In order to be published here, an artist must grant MUZZLE one-time publication rights to publish his/her work AND rights to archive the work online in perpetuity.
* If work is published elsewhere (after being published in MUZZLE), artists should note that it first appeared in MUZZLE.

Please take some time to check out previous issues here.

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