Submission Guidelines

DIAPHANOUS (FALL, 2017) – SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Please see our MISSION STATEMENT on www.diaphanouspress.com and inaugural issue of DIAPHANOUS (SPRING, 2017) before submitting work.

READING PERIOD: JULY 15 – AUGUST 31, 2017

LITERARY ART
POETRY: Submit 2 – 5 poems (beginning a new page for each poem) in ONE Word document TITLED:
POETRY LAST NAME, FIRST NAME DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
and a SECOND Word document with a short, third-person BIO TITLED: LAST NAME FIRST NAME POETRY BIO DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
to: diaphanouspresspoetry@gmail.com

FICTION: Submit 2 – 5 very short fiction pieces (maximum 1000 words: flash, short shorts, micro fiction) in ONE Word document TITLED: FICTION LAST NAME FIRST NAME DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
and a SECOND Word document with a short, third-person BIO TITLED: LAST NAME FIRST NAME FICTION BIO DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
to: diaphanouspressfiction@gmail.com

VISUAL ART
Please submit 2 – 5 images (a separate jpeg for each TITLED: TITLE OF WORK ARTIST LAST NAME FIRST NAME (images of original, unpublished paintings (traditional and digital), photography (traditional and digital), sculpture (traditional and digital). Minimum resolution 300wpi. Please note: we need to format in a minimum of 500 pixels for the journal.
With your submission, we need ONE Word document that lists the TITLE, ARTIST FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, MEDIA DIMENSIONS of each image submitted AND a short, third-person bio TITLED: LAST NAME FIRST NAME BIO ART DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
to: diaphanouspressart@gmail.com

MULTI-MEDIA [pieces that combine more than one visual medium): please query us first at
diaphanouspress@gmail.com to see if we can accommodate your submission in DIAPHANOUS (Fall, 2017).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPTS (80 – 100 PAGES) OF POETRY, VERY SHORT FICTION, AND NOVELLAS

READING PERIOD: JULY 15 – AUGUST 31. 2017

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: AMAZING CONTEMPORARY LITERAY ART. Please see our MISSION STATEMENT ON THE DIAPHANOUS PRESS WEBSITE.

HOW TO SUBMIT:
Please submit ONE WORD DOCUMENT (Word only) to diaphanouspress@gmail.com
VERY IMPORTANT: TITLE, LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, GENRE (POETRY, NOVELLA, SHORT FICTION) MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS SUMMER 2017.
Please use an 11-point font and have your Word document mimic what your book would look like should DIAPHANOUS PRESS select it for paperback publication for sale on Amazon.
YOU MUST HAVE A TABLE OF CONTENTS & PROPER PAGINATION.
POETRY 80 – 100 pages
NOVELLA 80 – 100 pages
COLLECTION OF VERY SHORT FICTION (Flash, micro-fiction, prose poetry/poetic fiction). 80 – 100 pages

FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE LENGTH OF MANUSCRIPTS WE SEEK:
Wallace Stevens THE MAN WITH THE BLUE GUITAR, John Ashbery SOME TREES, Gertrude Stein TENDER BUTTONS, Michael Palmer SUN and NOTES FROM ECHO LAKE, Ann Lauterbach CLAMOR and ON A STIAR, Elizabeth Bishop QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL, Marguaritte Duras THE LOVER and TWO BY DURAS, Camus THE STRANGER, Rilke BOOK OF HOURS, SONNETS TO ORPHEUS, DUNIO ELEGIES, Neruda TWENTY LOVE SONGS AND A SONG OF DESPAIR, Calvino INVISIBLE CITIES, Tagore GITANJALI, Albom THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN, Kafka THE METAMORPHOSIS, Rosemarie [vs. husband Keith] Waldrop RELUCTANT GRAVITIES, Rabinowitz “words on the street,” Harding TINKERS, Oe A PERSONAL MATTER, Hughes [Langston not Ted] MONTAGE OF A DREAM DEFERRED, Bauby THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, Rimbaud THE DRUNKEN BOAT, Abe WOMAN OF THE DUNES, Dosteovesky NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND, Sagan BONJOUR TRISTESSE, Baudelaire ILLUMINATIONS.

Please feel free to contact us at diaphanouspress@gmail.com with any questions.
Visit our MISSION STATEMENT at www.diaphanouspress.com to learn more and our Diaphanous Press facebook page.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO READING YOUR FINEST CREATIVE WRITING.
PLEASE NOTE: We will be reading for DIAPHANOUS ISSUE 2 (FALL, 2017) September 1 – October 15, 2017.
Thank you so much for your interest in and support of Diaphanous Press.

Krysia Jopek
Founder and Editor of DIAPHANOUS PRESS