Submissions are now open for the seventh edition of ImageOutWrite, the literary journal of ImageOut, Rochester, New York’s LGBT Film Festival. The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2018.

ImageOut seeks previously unpublished fiction, non-fiction, and poetry entries for the 2018 ImageOutWrite literary journal celebrating LGBTQ authors and allies.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 #7 (editor, Jessica Heatly) will be published during this year’s 26th ImageOut Film Festival (October 2018).

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 February 15 – June 15, 2018. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, or Straight-Ally authors are encouraged to submit original literary work (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, 2018, and will receive 1 hard copy of the journal as payment. For more information, visit


One Response to “Call for Submissions: ImageOutWrite”

  1. 8 May 2018 at 1:40 PM #

    I have just submitted two short stories for your consideration for 2018 ImageOutWrite literary journal via [email protected].
    Please contact me should I have not met your requirements.
    Your consideration is greatly appreciated.
    Best regards, always, J L Homan

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