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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Kingdom in the Wild seeks work from Black and African writers

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Deadline: August 31, 2020

POETRY PAMPHLET GUIDELINES

OPEN TO:
BLACK & AFRICAN WRITERS
READING PERIOD:
JULY 15TH – AUG 31ST 2020
ESTIMATED RESPONSE TIME:
6 - 8 WEEKS

FORMAT

  • 15 original and previously unpublished poems in a single spaced (.doc / .docx) 
  • Author name, info and short bio should be on a separate page at the end of the document
  • Each poem should include title or labeled *untitled* if it has no title. Multi-part poems should be formatted accordingly
  • Please include Poetry Pamphlet Submission in the subject line
  • We do not accept submissions through google drive or works directly inserted into the body of the email
  • Poets accepted as part of the Poetry Pamphlet series will receive a one-time payment of $125 USD. At this time Kingdoms in the Wild ONLY makes payments through PayPal. Please make sure you can accept payments via PayPal before you submit your work for consideration for the poetry pamphlet series.

Once accepted, poets in the poetry pamphlet series will also be expected to participate in the writers in conversation interview series and will receive information and interview questions from Kingdoms in the Wild editors.

WE ARE NOT LOOKING FOR
  • Serials or tie-in fiction
  • Previously published works 
  • First Chapters or Excerpts 
  • Erotica / Multiple Submissions 
  • Works longer than 3500 words 
  • Works sent in the body of an email 
  • or via google-docs will not be read. 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK

EMAIL: Kingdomsinthewild@gmail.com
SUBJECT: (Poetry / Poetry Pamphlet / Short Fiction) Submissions

Questions?

Email Kingdomsinthewild@gmail.com, or reach us through the form on our contact page.

ACCEPTED WORKS:

Kingdoms in the Wild will acquire first serial publication rights and the right to promote your work in posts on our social media platforms. Rights revert back to the author following publication.
COMPENSATION:

ANNUAL KITW POETRY PRIZE: $250 USD
POETRY PAMPHLET SERIES: $125 USD

GENERAL POETRY & SHORT FICTION: No Pay at this time.

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