Submissions

Submissions are RE-OPEN until Saturday 26th July only! (closed for good at MIDNIGHT)

A standard $6 submission fee applies.

We will accept works from emerging Australian writers. This year’s theme is “Encounters”.

All selected contributors will be paid upon publication, and will receive a free copy of visible ink 2014, to be launched in early November. To receive the payment you must have an ABN.

Send all submissions to: submissions@visibleinkanthology.com
Submissions ($6) paid to:
Account Name: RMIT Visible Ink
BSB: 063 262
Account Number: 1057 4993
Reference: Your full name

Text Submission Guidelines:

  • All submissions must be original, unpublished works that have not previously won competitions or prizes and/or not currently submitted or under selection for another publication.
  • All written submissions must be 2000 words maximum, poetry 50 lines maximum, micro fiction 250 words maximum.
  • Please upload your work using a word.doc file. Use double spacing and 12pt font. (This does not apply to poetry.)
  • Do not include your name and details anywhere in the document file. This is to ensure your work is read anonymously.
  • On the cover letter please provide: your name, 50 word bio, e-mail address and phone number.
  • Submissions are limited to one entry per person.
  • Visible Ink reserves the right to disregard any works submitted that do not follow these guidelines.

Image Submission Guidelines:

  • All submissions must be original, unpublished works that have not previously won competitions or prizes.
  • Submissions may consist of up to four (4) images per folio.
  • All images must be in JPEG format.
  • On the Cover Letter please include: your name and 50 word bio, e-mail address and phone number, title of the piece corresponding to the name of the file (see below).
  • Each image must be named to include your initials and be numbered (eg. initials_1.jpg, initials_2.jpg)
  • Submissions are to be sent as low resolution images no higher than 72dpi and no larger than 250kb. If your image is selected for inclusion, we will contact you for a high-resolution version.
  • Please indicate if images are a series or individual pieces in the Cover Letter.
  • Selected visual artworks may be printed in grayscale. If you want your work to be reproduced in full colour, please indicate this in your Cover Letter.
  • You may submit one folio per person.
  • Visible Ink reserves the right to disregard any works submitted that do not follow these guidelines.

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