Call Me [When You Get Home]

What is home? How do you know you’re there? And who are you calling? Submissions for our Fall 2022 issue “Call Me [When You Get Home]” are open from September 1, 2022 through December 1, 2022. Whatever home means to you—a person, a place, a feeling, or four walls—we are ready and waiting to see your work and discover what makes your version of home, real or imagined, special. So, call us with your explorations of family dynamics, love, friendships, and the nostalgia conjured up by going home. We welcome submissions across genres—poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, song lyrics, visual art. Anything that feels like home.

Simultaneous submissions: Perfectly fine—all we ask is that you notify us if it’s picked up elsewhere.

Payment: We would love to pay our fantastic, wonderful, fabulous, etc., insert your adjectives of choice here authors and artists, but we subsist entirely off of stolen mints from restaurants and our own creative endeavors to bring your work to the page.

Rights: We ask for first North American serial rights. Meaning, we would like to be the first to publish your accepted work and we would like to keep your work available in our website archives for as long as Call Me [Brackets] and/or the internet exists. If your work is reprinted at a later date: 1) congratulations! 2) please mentioned us as the outfit that published your work first.

Submit Prose: here

Submit Poetry: here

Submit Visual Art: here

*Submissions are accepted from January 15th-April 1st, and August 20th-December 1st