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Poetry: 5 poems max. Please separate poems by page. Titles are preferred.

Book Reviews, Critiques, Thinkpieces: 2,000 words max. Please include publisher information, if applicable. 

Nonfiction, Essays: 5,000 words max. Please include any footnotes and citations in Chicago Style format.

Photography or Art: Submit up to 10 photos or works of art using the highest image quality possible. Please note that we are unlikely to accept works that do not align with our themes of East Coast/West Coast landscapes, views, cities, peoples, and cultures.

We aim to build community with our readers and contributors, particularly the writers and artists of CA and NY. In addition to original works, we especially welcome ekphrastic writing that imitates, borrows, challenges, or is otherwise in conversation with a piece we have previously published. Please note in your submission if you are referencing a previously published work. 

If you would like to receive snail mail from us, please provide us an address. We will not share, sell, or disseminate your information, or send spam. 

Note: While hybrid, experimental, or cross-genre works are welcome, we do not accept AI-generated text/images. We also do not accept writing that espouses racism, misogyny, ableism, ageism, homophobia, xenophobia, etc.

We accept simultaneous submissions, but please notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere. We do not accept reprints. Upon acceptance with us, please withdraw your work from other consideration. Prior contributors should wait six months from their last date of publication to submit again.

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