Submission Guidelines

Our (very few) Rules

Work for each issue will be read over a 2-month reading period. Please use our Submittable site, or email work to HandH.lit@gmail.com with the subject line: submission.

Fiction

Please submit no more than one fiction piece per reading period. Submissions can be up to 5,000 words. No manuscripts at this time, but that may change. 

Please submit work in 12-point, plain (e.g. Arial, Times New Roman) font, double spaced in a word document or PDF. 

Nonfiction

Please submit no more than one nonfiction piece per reading period. Submissions can be up to 5,000 words and may include images, as long as you own the rights to them. 

Please submit work in 12-point plain (e.g. Arial, Times New Roman) font, double spaced in a word document. If the submission includes images, please append them in a separate page at the end of the document. 

Poetry

Please submit up to 5 poems in one file. Poems can be any length. Please separate each poem into its own page. Include the title of each poem in your cover letter.


Please submit work in 12-point, plain (e.g. Arial, Times New Roman) font in a word document. Please make sure that the poem is formatted the way you would like it to be formatted for publication within the document.

Visual Art

We accept submissions of multiple visual arts, including photography, video, digital design, illustration, and typography. Other mediums are accepted, as long as the work will convey what you want it to convey in digital publication


Please submit up to three pieces for consideration. Include the title, media, and year of each piece in your cover letter. 

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