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ImageOutWrite is Seeking Previously Unpublished Fiction, Non-fiction, and Poetry

ImageOutWrite is Seeking Previously Unpublished Fiction, Non-fiction, and Poetry

Author: Edit Team

May 19, 2020

Submission are open to June 15th

ImageOutWrite is Seeking Submissions for Ninth Edition

Deadline: June 15, 2020

Submissions are now open for the 9th edition of ImageOutWrite, the literary journal of ImageOut, The Rochester LGBT Film Festival. The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2020.

ImageOut seeks previously unpublished fiction, non-fiction, and poetry entries for the 2020 ImageOutWrite literary journal celebrating LGBTQ authors and allies. Join the legacy of published ImageOutWrite authors including Georgia Beers, Bryan Borland, Jeff Mann, Jameson Currier, Tony Leuzzi, and more. Volume #9 (editor, JoNelle ‘J.R.’ Toriseva) will be published during this year’s 28th ImageOut Film Festival (October 2020).

ImageOut presents LGBTQ arts and cultural experiences showcasing films, other creative works, and artists to promote awareness, foster dialogue, and build community.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Submissions accepted March 1 – June 15, 2020.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Straight-Ally authors are encouraged to submit original literary work which has not previously been published (fiction/non-fiction limit: 8,000 words; poetry limit: 3 poems/500 total words max). Submissions should seek to capture some aspect of LGBTQ lives. Send electronic submissions only (.doc, .docx, .rtf. or .txt file attached to email) in 12 pt, double-spaced font, to [email protected].

Submissions should include a separate cover sheet with author’s name, street address, email, title of submission, and author bio (50 words max). There is no fee to submit original work. Rights revert to author after publication. Authors whose work is selected for publication will be notified by August 31, 2020, and will receive 1 hard copy of the journal as payment. For more information, visit

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