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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Tiger Moth seeks work for July 2020 issue

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Deadline: May 1, 2020

Submissions for Issue 4 (July 2020) are now open till May 2020.

We are looking for work that emphasises the connections between “human activity and the environment that produces it”, work that displays an “awareness of ecology and concerns over environmental disaster” (“Ecopoetics”, Poetry Foundation). We also want work that is hopeful, in spite of the ecological horrors that exist today. Send us work that is eco-conscious and critical, work that celebrates the beauty/ bounty of nature, work that is cognisant, curious and contemplative of the relationships between humanity, modernity, cultures and the environments in which we live in or imagine ourselves to inhabit.

Submission Guidelines

  • Submit all work to thetigermothreview [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Title your email subject as follows: Full name_Genre_Title of work. Anything labelled otherwise will not be read.
  • Depending on your genre, please limit each submission to:
  • 3-5 unpublished poems (a non-English work & its English translation count as one poem submission)
  • 1 unpublished short fiction piece (up to 5,000 words) or
  • 3-5 unpublished photographs/ art in web format (72 ppi) + a short write-up contextualising the work [high res formats should be available on request]
  • All work submitted should be accompanied by a short author bio between 50 and 100 words, and a recent author photo in jpg.
  • Do not re-submit until you hear from us. We aim to respond within 8 weeks, usually sooner.
  • While we accept simultaneous submissions, do indicate in your email that this is a simultaneous submission, and write in to us immediately to withdraw your work once it has been accepted elsewhere.
  • Works submitted should engage with the themes of nature, culture, the environment and/ or ecology.
  • While the journal was founded to encourage the publication of and provide a platform for eco-conscious work from Singapore and the region, we will respond to the reality of the submissions we receive. We are proud to say that our contributors hail from all over the world, contributing to the diversity of voices about our earth.
  • The Tiger Moth Review is committed to create a space for minority, marginalised, underrepresented voices in society. 

Publication Rights

  • The Tiger Moth Review publishes only unpublished work, unless we ourselves request for them.
  • By submitting your work, you affirm that you are the sole author and maintain all rights for your work.
  • By submitting your work, you authorise The Tiger Moth Review to publish your work in both its e-journal and online platforms.
  • For republishing, please first acknowledge The Tiger Moth Review.

Reading Fee and Payment

We currently do not charge a reading fee, and our plan is to keep it this way as we believe in making art and literature submissions accessible to all. Issues will also be free for all to download and read in the spirit of community and accessibility.
At present, we are unable to pay for published work as this is a self-funded project. That said, we are committed to continue exploring ways in which contributors may receive an honorarium in future.

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