call for submissions (regional) : First Leaves
- Call for Submissions
First Leaves: The Santa Rosa Junior College Literary Journal
First Leaves: The Santa Rosa Junior College Literary Journal seeks quality
poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, photographs and drawings for its Spring
2009 issue. Open to students, staff and faculty of SRJC and all residents of the
North Bay (Sonoma, Marin, Napa and Lake counties), First Leaves accepts postal
and email submissions.
You may send any of the following:
Poetry: up to 5 poems.?
Fiction: 1 short story (up to 4,000 words), or up to 3 short-shorts.
Plays: 1 dramatic piece up to 4,000 words. ?
Creative Nonfiction: 1 piece up to 4,000 words.
Photographs/Drawings: up to 5 prints or digital files. Do not send originals. We
require B&W work for the inside of the magazine, but color may be considered for
Comics: 1 brief graphic story.
Postal submissions should include an SASE (self addressed, stamped envelope) or
an email address for reply. Submissions will not be returned. Simultaneous
submissions are acceptable if so noted. Please do not include your name on your
manuscript. All work (including work submitted by First Leaves staff members)
will be judged anonymously. ?Include a 3 X 5 index card with the titles of each
piece, along with your name/address/phone/email. Please also include a 30-word
Due Date: February 2, 2009 for the Spring 2009 issue. Final decisions will be
made in March. The magazine will be constructed in March and April ‘09
will be published in May ’09. Mail submissions to
First Leaves c/o Abby Bogomolny
Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
You may also submit via email to <abogomolny(at)santarosa.edu>
(replace (at) with @), but only Word file
attachments will be considered.
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