Deadline, September 1st, 2010. Pank Magazine seeks innovative and diverse Queer poetry and prose for its October online special issue. View the full “anti-guidelines” and access the special issue submission manager at:   Pank’s website.

Submissions are now open for PANK’s October special online issue featuring Queer prose, poetry & art, guest edited by Tim Jones-Yelvington.

Submit fiction, poetry, art and unidentified or hybrid literary text objects by September 1, 2010 through the special issue submission manager:  http://pankmagazine.submishmash.com/Submit.

We are open to any of the following and especially those things we haven’t thought of. But these are not guidelines. There are no guidelines. This shit is Queer.

  • Work by, about or representing Queer people of color, women, trans folk, poor Queers, Queers with disabilities, homeless Queers, immigrant Queers, incarcerated Queers, Queers involved in sex work and other street economies, and others who bring the Queer.
  • Work that explores the relationship between formal/aesthetic innovation and Queer identities and experiences.
  • Queer heterosexuality.
  • ”Realist,” “experimental,” “magical realist/irrealist/fabulist, etc.” writing conscious of language and form.
  • Queer avant-garde.
  • Graphic sex and violence, and/or the grotesque.
  • Appropriations, transformations or recontextualizations of existing writers or texts.
  • What PANK would publish anyway because that’s what PANK does.
  • Deadline, September 1st, 2010.


  • Lou Kief

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