Thank you for your interest in Inlandia. Currently, submissions to Inlandia: A Literary Journey, Inlandia's online literary journal, are open in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry & images. In future, visit this space to view guidelines and upload submissions for:

-- Writing from Inlandia, the annual anthology of creative work produced by the Inlandia Creative Writing Workshops. (Currently closed.)

-- Inlandia Books - Literary and Community for book manuscripts. (Currently closed.)

-- Inlandia Literary Laureate Nominations (every two years; currently closed.)

-- The Hillary Gravendyk Prize (Opens February 1 and closes April 30 annually.)

And other projects as they come up.

Each category has a separate review period & guidelines. Please be familiar with the guidelines before submitting. By your submission you are acknowledging that you have read through our guidelines carefully and agree.


Please be aware that right now you may experience a longer wait time than average. We apologize in advance but remember we do allow simultaneous and even previously published submissions.

  Guidelines for submission

  • You may submit work in more than one category, but please do not submit more than one entry for any category, except poetry and art (you may submit up to five poems or works of art).
  • For fiction--there is no minimum word count. Stories should not be longer than 5,000 words. Stories must be self-contained. If you are submitting an excerpt from a novel, it must stand alone. Any genre is OK.  

Please use the following format:

  • Margins: one inch on all sides.
  • Font: something standard like Times New Roman. 
  • Spacing: double space your work, unless it is a poem and you want other spacing.
  • Header: Your last name and the title of your work in the upper left. Number the pages in the upper right. 

Please note: We will not accept pornographic material or work that degrades any gender, race, religion, ability level, etc. In other words, nothing demeaning of others.

By your submission you are acknowledging that have read and agree with our guidelines.

Please submit up to five poems (as separate Word document submissions for ease of tracking) for consideration for inclusion in Inlandia's online literary journal, Inlandia: A Literary Journey. Please be sure to review the guidelines (available on the journal website: http://www.inlandiajournal.org) before submitting.

By your submission you are acknowledging that have read and agree with our guidelines.

  Please submit one piece of nonfiction (memoir excerpt, essay, book review, interview, etc.) for consideration for inclusion in Inlandia's online literary journal, Inlandia: A Literary Journey. Please be sure to review the guidelines (available on the journal website: http://www.inlandiajournal.org) before submitting.

  • You may submit work in more than one category, but please do not submit more than one entry for any category, except poetry and art (you may submit up to five poems or works of art).
  • For nonfiction--there is no minimum word count. Essays and creative nonfiction should not be longer than 5,000 words. Any topic is OK.

Please use the following format:

  • Margins: one inch on all sides.
  • Font: something standard like Times New Roman. 
  • Spacing: double space your work.
  • Header: Your last name and the title of your work in the upper left. Number the pages in the upper right. 

Please Note: We will not accept pornographic material or work that degrades any gender, race, religion, ability level, etc. In other words, nothing demeaning of others.

By submitting your work, you are verifying that it is solely your creation.

By your submission you are acknowledging that have read and agree with our guidelines.

Please submit 5 -8 images related for consideration for inclusion as a Featured Artist in Inlandia's online literary journal, Inlandia: A Literary Journey. Please be sure to review the guidelines (available on the journal website: http://www.inlandiajournal.org) before submitting.

By your submission you are acknowledging that have read and agree with our guidelines.

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