call for submissions: Gertrude
- Gertrude, the biannual literary and arts publication of Gertrude Press
submissions of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction for its
Gertrude accepts manuscripts from new and established writers and
Subject matter need not be LGBTQA-specific and we welcome writers and
from all backgrounds. We accept simultaneous submissions with
do not accept previously published work. Please note that we do not
novels. We read chapbook manuscripts ONLY through our annual
Gertrudeaccepts surface mail submissions and electronic submissions
through our online submission form only. For surface mail include a
and a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for reply. Do not place
directly on manuscripts. Submissions that do not include an SASE will
discarded. We shred and recycle all unused manuscripts.
For electronic submissions, please use our online submission form only:
Poetry:Submit up to six poems of any subject matter. There is no line
however, poems less than 60 lines are preferable.
Fiction/Novel Excerpts*/Creative Nonfiction:Submit one to two pieces,
double-spaced, up to 3000 words, of any subject matter. Include a word
each piece in your cover letter.
Interviews:Please query the editor by email with your proposal.
Art:Gertrude showcases one visual artist per issue, including
and six to eight black and white images inside the journal. To submit
for future issues, please send slides, prints (do not send originals),
website URL to the attention of the art editor.
Send all manuscripts and artwork to:
PO Box 83948
Portland OR 97283
*Gertrude Press does not publish novels at this time.