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Literary Magazine




a seasonal journal of art & poetry


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee


Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 5

like a field publishes seasonally four times a year (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter). Submissions are currently open for our Summer 2024 issue. Submissions should be sent to with a subject line stating submission type and number of pieces (ex. Poetry - 3 Poems; Arts - 4 Paintings). Please read our Manifesto for a sense of the kind of art and writing we seek.


No specific limitations

How to submit

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  • Cover letter

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  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please send 1-5 poems in a .doc, .docx, or .pdf file. All poems should start on a new page. Do not include your name within your document (unless part of the poem). We accept previously unpublished material only.

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    like a field supports and dreams of a free Palestine, and stands emphatically with Writers Against the War on Gaza by way of The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. PACBI was founded in Ramallah in 2004 and is part of the wider Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement. Commitment to PACBI involves: - refusing the normalization of Israeli violence against Palestinians in any part of life, including our art, literary, and educational communities - joining a global cultural front pressuring Israel to end its genocide and apartheid of Palestinian people, and the occupation of Palestinian land - refraining from participation in academic or cultural events and projects sponsored by the Israeli government, Israel lobby groups, and complicit Israeli institutions - refusing material support from the state of Israel and to reject projects that normalize Israel’s forced dispossession of Palestinians We encourage other cultural institutions to demonstrate their solidarity with Palestine and the struggle to end Israeli occupation and genocide.

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