SUBMISSIONS

Please note: we are not currently accepting book submissions. We are currently accepting submissions for our literary magazine.

🌍 404 Ink Magazine 🌍

DEADLINE SUNDAY: 28TH JULY

Issue 6 of 404 Ink’s revamped and relaunched literary magazine is on the theme of Earth and we’re seeking your submissions. What springs to mind when you think of Earth? Nature? Climate change? Journeys? Adventure? Feel free to interpret the theme as literally – or not – as you see fit. We can’t wait to read your work.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
The magazine features fiction, non-fiction and poetry. We are not accepting submissions of comics for this issue. Please follow our submission guidelines (below).         

Notes regarding publication in the 404 Ink magazine:
- Open to all genres, providing the work relates in some way to the theme of Earth
- Submissions must not have been previously published
- We do accept simultaneous submissions; all we ask is that if your work is accepted elsewhere, you let us know
- All accepted contributors are paid, as well as receiving a free copy

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
To submit your work for consideration
, please send your piece in a word document (format .doc or .docx - not via Google Drive, WeTransfer or in a zipped folder). Word limits are as follows:

  • Fiction: 3,000 words, one piece

  • Non-fiction: 2,000 words, one piece

  • Poetry: up to three poems

We ask that you also include a 50 word bio with your submission.

Please format your email subject as: Submission – EARTH – [FICTION/NON-FICTON/POETRY] – Your Name – Title  

And address submissions FAO Imogen to submissions@404ink.com.

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Our submissions contact is: submissions@404ink.com. We get back to absolutely everyone who submits to 404 Ink with the outcome of their submission. Due to us being a small team, this can often take considerable time and we thank you for your patience. Please note:

  • We do not accept postal submissions.

  • We only read submissions that follow our guidelines.

  • We can currently only read submissions sent within our submission windows.

If you have any further queries, you can contact us here.

About 404 Ink:

404 Ink is the multi-award winning independent publisher, dubbed ‘the “Nasty Women” shaking up the book industry’. We’ve published titles including feminist bestseller Nasty Women, the short story collections Hings and HWFG by breakthrough debut Chris McQueer, On The Edges of Vision and Mayhem & Death from award-winning Helen McClory, and The Last Days of James Scythe by acclaimed rock band Creeper.

For subs updates: SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MAILING LIST!