Submission Guidelines

Issue III Submissions open! [November 15 – December 15, 2021]

GENERAL GUIDELINES

We do not accept pieces that marginalise communities or engage in promoting any one of the negative -isms (e.g. racism, sexism). 

We do accept work that’s close to your heart, moves you, allows you to love yourself a little bit more. 

We ONLY accept previously unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are OKAY, just let us know as soon as its accepted somewhere else.

SUBMISSION FORMAT

Send us your work using Google Forms linked under each category. You may submit to all categories, but kindly do not submit to each category more than once during a reading period. 

RESPONSE TIME & PAYMENT

Our standard reply time is 2-4 weeks after submission date.

This issue, we are offering a humble honorarium of $10 to all contributors.

RIGHTS 

We acquire First Serial Rights to the works that we accept for publication. Upon acceptance, your piece may not appear anywhere else until we publish it—at which point the rights revert back to you, the contributor.
 
Please credit The Walled City Journal as first publisher when you republish work that originated with us. We also reserve the right to archive, reprint, and of course promote your writing or art. 
 

USE THE FOLLOWING FORMS FOR FREE REGULAR SUBMISSIONS.

Poetry

1-5 poems, all in the same doc with clearly stated titles

Prose

1-3 fictional/CNF, must be under 1000 words with clearly stated titles

Expedited Responses & Responses with Feedback

Select one of the following options, and visit our ko-fi page to make a donation. 

 

$3 USD for 24-hour response

$6 USD for editorial feedback 

$9 USD for 24-response with editorial feedback

 

PROCEDURE FOR PAID SUBMISSIONS

  1. Make the payment here. [Mention your name]
  1. Paid submissions [all genres] here:

Issues

ISSUE I [March, 2021]

ISSUE II [JUNE 2021]