GENERAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

pulp MAG accepts submissions, through Submittable, from anyone able to send them; however, approximately 60% of the work we publish must be by KPU students.

  • Submitters must complete the cover letter section of the submission process.
  • The cover letter must include the submitter’s name (as they would like to see it appear in print), and a short (up to 100 words) biographical statement.
  • KPU students should include their program and year of study.
  • pulp MAG does not accept simultaneous submissions: if your work is being considered elsewhere, we will not consider it.

Submissions not following guidelines will not be considered.

We pay $20 per poem, $15 per page of prose, and $20 per piece of art.

Please note: Submissions are open to current residents of Canada only, as payment will be made out in Canadian dollars.

pulp MAG is proud to be a diverse and inclusive magazine for emerging writers and artists at KPU. We support and encourage people of every nationality, religion, colour, gender identity, ability, sexual orientation, and all overlapping identities to engage with our community and submit to pulp MAG.

pulp MAG accepts submissions  of previously unpublished Visual Art, including but not limited to:  drawings, paintings, photography, digital works, fabric, fashion, mixed  media, performance, ceramic and sculptural works. We are looking to  publish avant-garde work with well-thought-out concepts with some  personal, social/cultural, political, or historical references.

  • Submissions must be Raw or TIFF files of at least 300dpi.
  • Each submission should be sent as  individual files titled “Artist’s Name, Title of Work,” and must  include: Title, medium, size, and year of completion.
  • Each submission should be visually  interesting to look at and engaging with the viewer and have the  Principles and Elements of Design carefully implemented.
  • Let us know if you would like us to consider a piece or pieces for the magazine cover image.
  • Short comics (8 pages or less) can be submitted into the Visual Art OR Prose forms.

pulp MAG buys first North  American serial print rights. Copyright reverts to the author after  publication. Subsequent publications in anthologies or collections must  acknowledge the first appearance in pulp MAG.

pulp MAG accepts submissions  of previously unpublished poetry in English, including translations into  English, on any subject and in any form. Prose poetry is included in  the poetry category. We are looking for poetry that is avant-garde, is  experimental, plays with form, and that offers a unique perspective on  everything and/or anything. We also love prose poetry.

  • Submissions must not exceed 5 poems or a total of 5000 words.
  • Each poem must be included in an individual attachment, titled “Poet’s Name, Title of Work.”
  • The page number and poet’s name must appear at the top of each page.
  • Poems must be formatted exactly how you would like to see them appear in print.
  • Poems must be submitted in document format.
  • Submissions of visual or concrete poetry must also include a PDF of each visual or concrete poem.
  • We reserve the right to reformat titles.

pulp MAG buys first North  American serial print rights. Copyright reverts to the author after  publication. Subsequent publications in anthologies or collections must  acknowledge the first appearance in pulp MAG.

pulp MAG accepts submissions  of previously unpublished creative prose in English, including  translations into English, in any genre and on any subject. Prose poetry  is included in the Poetry submissions. We are looking for  flash-fiction, short-stories, and excerpts from manuscripts with unique  voices, strong narratives, evocative images, and fresh perspectives that  make you reconsider mundane.

  • Submissions must not exceed 1 piece of up to 5000 words, or 2 pieces of up to 1500 words each.
  • Each submission must be an individual attachment titled “Author’s Name, Title of Work.”
  • Submissions must be typed in Times New Roman, 12pt font, double-spaced, with standard 1” margins.
  • We reserve the right to reformat titles.
  • Short comics (8 pages or less) can be submitted into the Visual Art OR Prose forms.

As a magazine dedicated to inclusion of  writers of every identity, we also ask that if you are writing about  identities outside of your own experience, to please do so with the  utmost care and sensitivity, and to ask yourself why you want to tell  this story.

pulp MAG buys first North  American serial print rights. Copyright reverts to the author after  publication. Subsequent publications in anthologies or collections must  acknowledge the first appearance in pulp MAG.

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