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Special Calls for Nonfiction Submissions!

We a happy to announce two special calls for submissions in Nonfiction! These submissions are exempt from our usual non-subscriber reading fee and are open from December 18 through February 15.

Nonfiction Manifestos

We’re looking for your most marauding manifestos. We don’t want your past; we want your future. We want the culmination of philosophies spawned by all of your cancer-surviving, new-city-visiting, masturbating, real-life soapboxing. We want to know what’s buzzing inside the hive mind of contemporary literature, that work of real necessity. What do you believe will be the next breakthrough? What do you think we should all pay attention to? Dare to tell us all what we should be doing.

Nonfiction Graphic Memoir

When drawing and text are combined to explore the realm of memoir, readers are allowed to enter the headspace of the writer in a way that is akin to walking into someone’s dreams. Somewhere out there, we hope there is a team of benevolent scientists and artists creatively collaborating on inventing a machine that will actually allow us walk through one another’s dreams. When that true genius comes into fruition, rest assured Indiana Review will be the first literary magazine out there turning Dream Walks into a Call for Submissions. In the meantime, we would like to see what you cartoonists, you purposefully lonely and most unsung of all contemporary writing beasts, are doing in your hobbit holes, your hands covered in ink. Collaborative submissions are very welcome.

  • Submissions for both Nonfiction Manifestos and Graphic Memoir are open from December 18-February 15.
  • Please email submissions directly to inreview@indiana.edu with the appropriate subject line:
  • ATTN: Nonfiction Manifestos or ATTN: Nonfiction Graphic Memoir
  • We consider prose of up to 8,000 words in length, and we prefer manuscripts that are double-spaced in 11 or 12 point font with numbered pages. Submissions should be formatted as either .pdf or .doc files.
  • For Graphic Memoirs we will consider work of 8 pages or less.

 

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