Your Impossible Voice is now accepting submissions for its second and third issue due out this winter and and in the spring. We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and more. We don't charge any reading fees and do pay our contributors.
Contributors to our first issue included: Arisa White, Jessica Hagedorn,
Horacio Castellanos Moya, Stacey Levine, Gillian Conoley, Christopher
Hennessy and more.
For prose we're looking for quality works. We are interested in writing
from around the world. We would like to receive transmissions from outer
space, as well as from deep underground. We are not bored and prefer
not to be. We like urgency, innovation, intelligence, risk. We’re
interested in what language can do and in challenging our own
preconceptions. We love lucid dreams, blurred boundaries, formal play,
and stories we’ve never heard. We love the voices of deluded
philosophers, hallucinating prisoners, cold-blooded rationalists and
insane children. We love realism in the sense that everything is real.
We have fairly open minds. Surprise us. Make us think or make us feel or
make our brains explode. We are waiting.
For poetry we are looking for work that is devious and feisty. Send us
work that frustrates our ideas of beauty and illuminates surreal new
intersections. Ignite our understanding of form. We are drawn to sharp
juxtapositions, secret codes and mysterious circumstances. Show us what
lives in your peripheral vision; invite us in to your hidden rooms.
Hand us the skeleton key and the magnifying glass – we’re ready to
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