• You may submit to multiple genres: up to 5 poems, 3 fiction pieces, 3 creative nonfiction pieces, and 5 art pieces.
  • Please do not include your name anywhere on your manuscripts or artwork. (We like surprises!)
  • If you are submitting multiple pieces across the same or different genres, please include all of your pieces in a single submissions as individual files.
  • Submit all pieces as individual files, with only the piece’s title as the file name
  • Simultaneous submissions are allowed, just please make sure to tell us if your piece is accepted elsewhere.
  • MLA makes us happy. Submissions should be typed, double-spaced if prose, in Times New Roman 12 pt font, with 1 inch margins and page numbers in the upper right corner.
  • Prose submissions should be double-spaced. Poetry may be single-spaced.​
  • We do not currently have any length limit for our magazine; however, we're reluctant to publish extremely long pieces, regardless of quality. Generally, our longest prose pieces fall somewhere between 18-22 double-spaced pages.
  • Please do not include your name anywhere in the documents you upload.
  • Please give your work a title. And be sure to submit each piece with only the piece's title as the file name.
  • You may submit to multiple genres: up to 5 poems, 3 fiction pieces, 3 creative nonfiction pieces, and 5 art pieces.
  • If you are submitting multiple pieces across the same or different genres, please include all of your pieces in a single submission as individual files.
  • Submissions from all media are encouraged.
  • Please submit images to R2 in the highest resolution and quality possible. Ideally, 2-D artwork should be scanned.​
  • We don't require any standard shape or size – however, by submitting, you acknowledge that if your piece is selected for cover art, it may need to be cropped to fit our square magazine. (But we will check with you first!)​
  • Please title your piece, and be sure to submit each piece with only the piece's title as the file name.
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