SUBMIT

HORN &
IVORY

Two gates the silent house of Sleep adorn,
of polish'd ivory this, that of transparent horn:
true visions thro' transparent horn arise, and
thro' polish'd ivory pass deluding lies
Virgil's, Aeneid

SUBMISSIONS

We want your night runs, your forest fires, your wildest and most violent, most honest & most duplicitous dreams.
Please note, submissions are now closed.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Please don't send us anything that's already been published anywhere other than on a personal blog, or website.
  • Poems from self-published chapbooks are fine, but send us a link so we can properly credit you!
  • Please don't submit more than 5 poems per month over the course of this 'zine's run.
  • The deadline for the final issue is midnight on Saturday the 10th of September 2017.
  • Poems should be less than 1000 words, titled, and pasted into the body of the email, rather than added as an attachment. If this is a problem, email us so we can sort something out.
  • Essays, fiction and non-fiction should be less than 3,000 words, titled and either pasted into the body of the email OR attached as a .doc, .docx or .pdf file.
  • No more than 5 pieces of art, which should be titled and attached as .jpg/.jpeg, .png or .gif files.
  • Works should be primarily in English, or a translation should be provided.
  • By submitting to us, you agree that all work is your own & that your aren't infringing on any previous publication rights or copyrights.
  • Your email should also contain a short third person bio (very short, 50 words or less), along with any social media links you'd like us to include.
  • The email subject should have your name and the names of your pieces.
  • Cover letters are nice, but not mandatory, but please do say hello.
  • Please send all submission to submit@hornandivory.co.uk.
  • Issue titles will be chosen after all the pieces have been selected.
  • If we haven't gotten back to you in three weeks, send us an email and we'll get back to you ASAP.
  • Simultaneous submissions are fine, but not preferable. Please let us know if your work is going to be published elsewhere.
  • Other than publication on our website in the issue & for promotional purposes, all other rights remain & return to the owner once the issue goes live. If you'd like us to pull your work before then, please do let us know.
  • If your work is later published somewhere else, we'd love it if you listed us as a place of publication.

To get a feel for what we might like, feel free to check out what we've published so far & look around the website. There isn't a particular style we're looking for, but don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions!
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