Thank you for your interest in Inlandia!
- Submissions to Inlandia: A Literary Journey, Inlandia's online literary journal. We publish two issues per year: Fall is an open issue for all submitters. Spring is an all-teen issue guest-edited and featuring exclusively work by teens.
- Writing from Inlandia, the annual anthology of creative work produced by the Inlandia Creative Writing Workshops.
- Inlandia Books - Literary and Community for book manuscripts.
- Inlandia Literary Laureate Nominations
- 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. If you do not see it as an open category below, then it is currently closed. Please check back. Before submitting, please be familiar with the guidelines. By your submission you are acknowledging that you have read through our guidelines carefully and agree.
Did you attend the Blacklandia artists talk with Richard May and Charles Bibbs and Romaine Washington? Are you inspired? Write something in response to one of the images below: On the left, Richard All May's "Conversations with My Father" and on the right, Charles Bibbs' "Music Angel". Then, submit it here!
BROKEN CRAYONS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
This is an OPEN CALL for poetry, short stories, creative nonfiction, personal essays, and or art that addresses the topic of mental health in the African-American community.
Please submit a single short story, or creative nonfiction or personal essay up to five pages
Up to three poems (5 page limit) or three pieces of art.
You can submit to more than one genre. For example you can have an art submission and a short story submission.
Topic: Mental Health. It can be from a personal experience or observation. We are looking for honest, well-crafted, responses and reflections regarding mental health in the black community. The work must be previously unpublished, original work, by the writer or artist.
NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2021 Writing from Inlandia Anthology
Did you participate in any Inlandia Institute creative writing workshop during the year 2021? SUBMIT!
Guidelines - revised. Please read!
This anthology is only for writers who participated in one of Inlandia's writing workshops during 2021. If you are not a member of one of our workshops, do not submit here. It will be deleted.
Please upload up to 5-7 pages of work (cumulative total over the course of the workshop year and may be made up of any combination of genres) written during the course of any Inlandia Writers Workshop(s) that you participated in.
FORMATTING REQUIREMENTS: 12 pt Times New Roman, 1" margins, double or single spaced.
Before submitting your work please be sure you have:
-- Revised for excellency
-- Proofread for clarity, punctuation, and grammar
-- Proofread for any additional typographical errors
Include a cover page with your submission indicating which workshop you belong to as well as 50 word max third person biographical statement.
Any substantive revisions will be cleared with the author before publication, but no notification will be given for minor corrections missed by the author such as punctuation and spelling.
Before publication all authors will have an additional opportunity to review and approve the work as it is appears in the final draft of the manuscript. ***At that time it will be the responsibility of the authors to ensure that there are no errors before the manuscript moves into the publication phase. Please be advised that if errors or omissions are missed at this stage there will be no further opportunities for revision or correction.***
By submitting your work you are confirming that you have read and complied with the complete guidelines (available here: http://wp.me/PWGGi-pT) and you are giving your consent to publication.
Please note that Inlandia reserves the right to decline any submission, although every effort will be made to include at least one piece from each workshop participant.