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POETRY SUBMISSIONS

ESTIMATED RESPONSE TIME
6 - 8 Weeks

We are looking for original previously unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are allowed. However, if your work is accepted elsewhere please immediately withdraw it from KITW submission. Writers from under represented backgrounds are especially encouraged to send in their work.

FORMAT

  • 1-6 original and previously unpublished poems in a single spaced (.doc / .docx or pdf) 

  • Author name, info and short bio should be on a separate page at the end of the document

  • Each poem should include title or  *untitled* if it has no title.  Multi-part poems should be formatted accordingly

  • Please include Poetry Submission in the subject line

  • We do not accept submissions through google drive or works directly inserted into the body of the email

 

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SHORT FICTION SUBMISSION

ESTIMATED RESPONSE TIME
8 - 12 Weeks

We are currently looking for sci-fi / fantasy and speculative fiction between 1000 and 6000 words long. We are also looking for works that are inspired by non-western mythology canon and/or works that features diverse protagonists. Writers from under represented backgrounds are especially encouraged to send in their work.

FORMAT

  • Each submission should include the following

  • Works should be 1.5 or double spaced Arial or Times New Roman 12 pt. font

  • Include short fiction submission in subject line

  • Cover page with author’s name, story synopsis, author biography and final word count

we are not looking for

Serials or tie-in fiction / Previously published works / First Chapters or Excerpts / Erotica / Multiple Submissions / Works longer than 6000 words / Works sent in the body of an email or via google-docs will not be read


how to submit your work

EMAIL: Kingdomsinthewild@gmail.com
SUBJECT: (Poetry / Short Fiction) Submissions

Questions?

Email Kingdomsinthewild@gmail.com, or reach us through the form on our contact page. 

ACCEPTED WORKS: Kingdoms in the Wild will acquire first serial publication rights and the right to promote your work in posts on our social media platforms. Rights revert back to the author following publication.

COMPENSATION: While we would love to in the future, at this time Kingdoms in the Wild offers no monetary compensation for general short fiction and poetry featured on our website. We hope this will change as we grow. Thank you.