diaphanous micro 2019 – submission guidelines
Please see our MISSION STATEMENT and our prior issues of diaphanous micro (which features one writer/artist or collaboration as well as our SPRING 2017 and Fall 2017 issues of Diaphanous on our website BEFORE submitting your own original, UNPUBLISHED literary and visual art.
PLEASE NOTE: our aesthetic / poetics for literary art is on the spectrum of NON-TRADITIONAL LYRICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL per our more detailed mission statement. We welcome creative work that challenges and blurs the boundaries of genre and styles/schools of literature and visual art. We champion polyphony, language-centered, meaningful experimentation, poetic and narrative “density” (compression), prose poetry, hybrid, micro-fiction flash fiction–literature that is beautiful and/or unusual.
Our preferred aesthetic for visual art is on the spectrum of ABSTRACT to NON-TRADITIONAL REPRESENTATION. We also welcome and have featured asemic art.
please contact Krysia Jopek, Founding Editor at email@example.com to query before submitting your art or writing.
POETRY: Submit 5 – 8 poems in ONE WORD DOCUMENT (beginning a new page for each poem) or a longer sequence poem (10 pages maximum) — each separate poem should have a title or an overarching title of a sequence or selection from a larger, unpublished work. We welcome poems of all lengths and collaborative poetical texts also (ten pages maximum for total submission).
FICTION: Submit 5 – 7 very short fiction pieces (maximum 750 words for each) including flash, prose poetry, and hybrid — or micro-fiction (maximum 50 words each) in ONE WORD DOCUMENT.
Please submit 8 – 18 images (JPG files) of original paintings (traditional and digital), photography (traditional and digital), architecture (models photographed or digital). Minimum resolution 96 dpi. Please note: we need to format in a minimum of 500 pixels for the best possible viewing of our journal.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
We encourage those who submit to LIKE our Diaphanous facebook page to stay abreast of any announcements and features of our literary and visual artists.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO READING YOUR FINEST, UNPUBLISHED CREATIVE WRITING and VIEWING YOUR FINEST VISUAL ART.
Thank you so much for your interest in and support of diaphanous micro.
Founder and Editor of Diaphanous
Paulette Claire Turcotte
mixed media print on archival paper 14 x 16.43 inches
[featured in Diaphanous Fall 2017]