issue 01: closed

 

remember: we only accept work from marginalized creatives!

general guidelines:

all submissions must be your own work. we accept previously published work and simultaneous submissions. we do not accept work that is racist, misogynistic, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, antisemetic, etc but we do accept work that deals with your experiences with bigotry. we accept poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction and anything in between. we do not accept non-written or visual art.

poetry:

(1) do not submit more than five poems.

(2) each poem must not exceed one hundred lines.

fiction:

(1) do not submit more than two pieces.

(2) each piece must not exceed five thousand words.

creative nonfiction:

(1) do not submit more than two pieces.

(2) each piece must not exceed five thousand words.

to submit:

email us at hyacinthusmag@gmail.com with the subject "name - submission" (i.e. john doe - submission). in your email, include your name, pronouns, a third-person biography of fewer than seventy-five words, and any content warnings in the body of the email. attach your work (each piece in a separate document) as a .docx. each document should be titled "genre - title of piece" (i.e. poetry - the wasteland). do not include your name or any other identifying information in any attached document. 

our response time is 1-2 weeks but we aim to get back to you sooner than that. if you don't hear from us in 2 weeks, please shoot us an email.

other stuff:

when we accept your work, we ask for one-time publication rights, but your work will still belongs to you.

if your work is rejected, you are welcome to submit again whenever you want (please do not submit the same piece, even if it's edited). if accepted, please wait for the issue after the next to submit (i.e. if accepted for issue 03, please wait until issue 05 submissions open). 

unfortunately, we are not able to pay contributors at this time. we hope to do so in the future but for now, all we can offer is a welcoming space to showcase your work.