Submission Guidelines

   Any submissions that do not abide by these guidelines will not be considered.

  • All submissions must include a cover page with your name, university affiliation, undergraduate status, and contact information.
  • All submissions must include the genre of the piece in the subject line (i.e. “poetry submission,” “short fiction submission,” etc.).
  • All attachments must be submitted as PDF documents.
  • All submissions must be original and unpublished pieces. We do not accept work that has been previously published.
  • All pieces must use Times New Roman, 12-point font.
  • Any explicit content/details should be written tastefully with respect to a diverse audience.

Please note that we do not accept the following:

  • Academic essays
  • Plays/screenplays
  • Political essays
  • Erotica
  • Fan-fiction

Poetry Submission Guidelines

  • Writers may submit up to 3 poems.
  • Poems must be submitted in a single file, each one separated by page breaks or titles.
  • Each poem is limited to two pages, single-spaced.

Short Fiction/Flash Fiction Submission Guidelines

  • Writers are limited to one short fiction piece for submission.
  • Short fiction pieces must not exceed 4000 words, double spaced.
  • Flash fiction pieces must be labeled as such upon submission. They must be double spaced and must not exceed 2500 words.

Submissions must be sent to loomingsmag.submissions@gmail.com