Our regular reading period is October 17 -- March 1.
For DASH issue 16, we are seeking previously unpublished art, poems, stories, nonfiction, and hybrid pieces: poems, 3-5, up to 30 lines each; fiction, nonfiction, and hybrid up to 2000 words. Our theme is "Futurisms," conceived broadly. Whether named movements like Eco-, Afro-, or Indigenous futurisms, emergent forms like altermundos, silkpunk, or hopepunk, or approaches unnamed, we want writing that moves us on. Submissions open October 20th, 2022 and close March 1st, 2023, with all submission decisions made by late April, and publication in May, 2023.
Please note that submissions not adhering to guidelines will be immediately discarded.
Please do not submit PDF files or paste submissions into our "contact" page.
Only use the Submittable site.
30 lines or fewer per poem. Submit up to 5.
Fiction, Nonfiction, Criticism:
2000 words or fewer, double-spaced, include word count. Submit 1.
Digital images, 300 dpi. as TIFF or JPEG attachment.
Do not send original artwork.
Nonfiction pieces up to 2000 words. Submit only 1 piece during the reading period. Previously unpublished work only.
Send one art image per submission period, 300 dpi.
Submit 1 hybrid work up to 2000 words. Submit only 1 hybrid work per reading period. Previously unpublished work only.
Submit 1 story up to 2000 words. Submit only 1 story per reading period. Previously unpublished work only.
Submit 3-5 poems (maximum of 30 lines each). Submit only one set of poems per reading period. Previously unpublished work only.