Minerva Rising publishes original essays, interviews, short stories, short shorts, memoirs, essays, poetry, photography and artwork. Please no journalistic features, academic works or opinion pieces.
All work should address the theme of the current issue (http://minervarising.com/submissions/).
We purchase one-time rights. All other rights revert to the author upon publication. Simultaneous submissions are allowed as long as you inform us as soon as possible if the work is accepted elsewhere.
The Keeping Room Submission Guidelines:
Prose: Fiction and Creative Non-fiction (including social commentary) pieces may be up to 5,000 words in length and may include facilitating original artwork or photography. Stock or unoriginal photos must include credit to the original source.
Poetry: Poets may submit up to 3 original poems (free verse or traditional form) and may include facilitating original artwork or photography. Stock or unoriginal photos must include credit to the original source.
Artwork: Artists should submit their artwork in the form of a photo essay. Photo essays should include at least 3 to 5 original images incorporating the artist’s medium of choice (i.e. painting, collage, photography, ceramic, etc.). Artwork may include original facilitating captions or writing.
All contributors: Any relevant links should be included in the body of the submission. Please include a short bio (75 words or less) as well as a headshot to be published with your submission if accepted. Accepted Prose, Poetry, and Artwork will receive $25 via PayPal.