Ayris (pronunced "iris") is a literary magazine edited by undergraduate students at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, NH. We are looking for high quality poetry, prose, and visual art from everywhere!
Submissions to Ayris are read between August 1 and December 1 of each
year. We will return, unread, anything submitted outside of this reading
period. Please limit yourself to one (1) submission per genre/per
reading period.Multiple submissions will be withdrawn unread.
We are looking for a wide variety of styles, forms, and approaches, both
traditional and experimental. We will consider the work of poets,
fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers, as well as visual
artists. We publish both emerging and established authors and artists
based on the quality of the work we receive, so please send us your
Limit poetry submissions to five (5) poems, fiction/non-fiction pieces
to 8,000 words and visual art to five (5) pieces per medium.
Simultaneous submissions are accepted with the understanding that you
will notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere. We do not consider
previously published works.
Ayris pays contributors one (1) copy of the issue in which their work is published.
Please use our online submission manager at Submittable.
We will not accept emailed submissions, but will take questions at:
ayris(at)nhia.edu (replace (at) with @).
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