call for submissions: Reverie's issue on "Revisiting Injustice"
- Aquarius Press is currently accepting general submissions until
September 1 for the 2011 annual issue of Reverie. In addition, we will
dedicate a section of the issue to works addressing the following
theme: Revisiting Injustice. We are looking for works that revisit
sociopolitical issues affecting the African American community often
overlooked or minimally covered by national media outlets. In your
cover letter, please clearly note any works submitted for this themed
Reverie is an annual publication devoted to featuring great literature
and is open to African Americans with “ties” to the Midwest. Reverie
will appear in print and online editions. We are a literary journal
that publishes poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. We will also
accept book reviews as well. We currently pay in one print
contributor’s copy of the journal. Writers selected for inclusion will
be featured on our website.
For the upcoming issue “Revisiting Injustice,” we will consider essays,
personal accounts and/or testimonies as well, but they must be
objective and in the creative nonfiction style.
Writer’s Guidelines for Reverie:
Submit in standard manuscript format with a word count not to exceed 50
lines (poetry) and/or 3,000 words (Fiction/Nonfiction). For prose,
please use single spacing after punctuation with tabs/indents at .3”;
for poetry, make the total width no wider than 4.5”. No more than three
poems. No urban crime fiction or erotica, please. Simultaneous
submissions okay, but submit all necessary credits. Contributors get
one online proof before printing (but no major changes allowed).
Publisher reserves the right to make light edits as necessary and to
use excerpts for marketing purposes.
and type “Reverie” in the subject line and attach submission and
50-word bio in Microsoft Word or Rich-text format (rtf). Reverie only
accepts submissions by email. If you have any questions please email
the editors at <reverie.journal(at)gmail.com>. Replace (at) with @ in