Submissions for Issue 03 are open from Sept 1st through Dec 30th.
Issue Theme: Borders
This issue welcomes submissions concerning the theme of “Borders.” We are particularly interested in work concerning immigration.
Flash fiction and short stories accepted
Up to 3 submissions, no more than 5,000 words total
Up to 5 poems, no more than 15 pages total
Creative nonfiction and personal essays accepted
Submit only one piece, no more than 10,000 words
You may submit pieces for multiple categories. The maximum number of submissions per person, per issue is five. Example: 4 poems and 1 nonfiction, or 3 fiction and 2 poems.
Simultaneous submissions are okay.
All submissions that meet the guidelines will receive feedback.
Our favorite submissions will be selected for publication in Wards.
One author in each genre will receive a $50 prize.
Questions or concerns about submitting? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.