Now open for submissions: Creative Colloquy Volume Eight
Submission window June 28 to August 16.
Calling all wordsmiths!
Creative Colloquy is now accepting submissions for Volume Eight of our
print anthology series. Save that short story from your dusty drawer,
revisit that creative nonfiction piece you’ve been sitting with, write that
poem that’s been swimming around in your grey matter... Then send it our
Anticipated to launch in January/February 2022, Creative Colloquy Volume
Eight will follow the format of our first 7 collections. We present a
diverse selection of prose, essays, poetry, and literary works, each paired
with original collage, paintings, line art, photography, and other visual
arts inspired by the words.
Deadline: Submissions will be accepted from June 28 through August 16,
2021 and must follow the guidelines provided below:
•All genres and styles of work will be considered (except fan fiction and
•We are looking for submissions that are 1,000 to 3,000 words in length
with a focus on the storytellers, i.e. fiction and essays in particular.
Larger stories will be considered, within reason. Novel excerpts or
independently published works will not be considered at this time. Poetry
need not meet the 1,000-word length guideline but it should be noted we are
not accepting poetry collections and will only consider two poetry
submissions from one author at a time.
•Please format stories using MS Word (.doc or .docx), 12pt, double spaced
serif font. Formatting must follow this outline. Author contact info and
bio should be submitted with piece on the Submittable site in cover letter
and should not be included on the document.
•Please only submit ONE piece of work per author for consideration. Poetry
submissions may include two pieces, where one will be selected for
•You must be a resident of Western Washington to submit.
•By submitting to Creative Colloquy, the author allows for publication into
Creative Colloquy Volume Eight. If included in our print edition, we may
contact author for future online reprint opportunities.
Pieces not accepted for our print publication may be considered for our
*SUBMIT HERE: *https://creativecolloquy.submittable.com/submit
For any questions regarding publications and guidelines please email