xQsí Magazine Call for Submissions

xQsí (Porque Sí) Magazine, an online multimedia LGBTQ Latin@ publication, is issuing an open call for submissions in anticipation of its Winter 2011 launch. The magazine will feature articles, news, editorials, podcasts, videos, and creative writing on a wide range of topics directly relevant to the lives and experiences of LGBTQ Latin@s and their allies.

February 2011 Theme: Transconnections

xQsí Magazine will analyze and deconstruct the diversity of LGBTQ Latin@ relationships on all platforms (e.g., our identity, our romantic relationships, our family, and our community).

How to submit

Finished work and query letters are both welcome. Please send all submissions and/or queries to xQsiSubmissions@gmail.com. If sending only a query, please include a resume and/or a writing sample.


Submission deadline for the launch issue is October 1, 2010.

Entries received after the deadline may be considered for subsequent issues.


xQsí Magazine is accepting submissions for the following sections and formats:

News & Politics

Word count: 500-600 words

Audio/Video length: 2-3 minutes

Photo resolution: 300 ppi

Arts, Culture, & Entertainment

Word count: 500-600 words

Audio/Video length: 2-3 minutes

Photo resolution: 300 ppi

Literature & Short Films

Word count: Varied

Video length: 5-6 minutes


Word count: 1000-1200 words

Audio/Video length: 4-5 minutes

Photo resolution: 300 ppi

Commentary & Editorials

Word count: 400-500 words

Audio/Video length: 2-3 minutes

All written content should be submitted as Word (.DOC) files. All images should be submitted as TIFF or JPG files. All video content should be submitted in Flash file (.FLV) or in Movie file (.MOV) format.

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