Submissions

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Pride: submissions close June 15th, publishing June 25th

Horror: submission close October 15th, publishing October 31st

We publish special issues at our discretion based on current events or whatever’s a vibe. Be sure to follow us on socials for special issue submissions!

Guidelines

BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, neurodivergent people(s), and all other Others are encouraged to submit.

Send your Prose to: Nikki.skinkbeatreview@gmail.com.

Send your Poetry to: Krystal.skinkbeatreview@gmail.com.

Please do not include a bio. Say hi and tell us something cool. We like to evaluate work with no biases of “status.” 🙂

Attach your work as a Word or Google doc. Times new roman, 12-pt font, please.

Poetry: one page max; 3 poems max

Fiction: flash to 500 words; 3 pieces max

CNF: flash to 700 words; 1 piece max

Academic Essay or Article: 700 words or less; 1 piece max

We promote youth voices. If you have a youth artist in mind, or are a youth artist who wants to publish, please email us (if under 18, please ask your parent/guardian)!

Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Let us know if your work finds a home elsewhere and congratulations!

Want to submit in multiple genres? No problem, just be sure to email genres to the designated editor listed above.

LEGAL STUFF:

Artist/Writer retains all rights to work. It’s yours. Please give us a mention as first publishers. We ask permission to use your work in any future anthologies. We will provide notice/ask for consent prior to publishing.

Submission responses can take up to 120 days (or more, but it may only take a day, depends on life).