Submission Guidelines

We now accept all text submissions through Submittable.com. For graphic submissions, contact editor(at)plenitudemagazine.ca for details.

Submissions are ongoing. Response time ranges from one to six months. Please note: Plenitude Magazine is now an online magazine only, free and accessible to everyone.

General Submission Guidelines

What We Publish

Plenitude aims to complicate expressions of queerness through the publication of diverse, sophisticated literary writing, graphic narrative and short film, from the very subtle to the brash and unrelenting.

We are not interested in genre writing, political essays, or rants. We are only interested in literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic narrative and short film at this time. If you are interested in writing political essays, or other critical analyses, please contact us about contributing to our blog – we would love to hear from you.

  • Fiction: Please send up to 2 stories per submission, double spaced, paginated, 12 point font, maximum 5,000 words per story.
  • Nonfiction: Please send up to 2 pieces per submission, double spaced, paginated, 12 point font, maximum 5,000 words per piece.
  • Poetry: Please send up to 10 pages of poetry, single spaced, paginated, 12 point font.
  • Graphic Narrative: Please send up to 10 pages of graphic narrative.
  • Book Reviews: Please query the reviews editor for reviews (up to 1000 words): rachnacontractor(at)gmail.com.
  • Articles: Please query the reviews editor for articles (up to 3000 words): rachnacontractor(at)gmail.com.

How to Submit

We now accept submissions through Submittable.com.

All unsolicited submissions should be unpublished, original works. There are no restrictions in this regard for film.

We accept simultaneous submissions; in the event that your submission is accepted elsewhere, please let us know right away.

We offer honorariums of $40 per prose contribution (including book reviews and articles) and $15 per poem.

Please note: Our honorariums have decreased this year in order to make the magazine more sustainable, and also to recognize the valuable contributions of book reviewers and others. Thank you for your understanding.

Plenitude Magazine buys first serial rights; copyright remains with the author/creator.

 

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