Please use the appropriate categories and instructions below to upload your submissions.

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Submit one story or self-contained novel excerpt up to 3,000 words, double-spaced. For flash fiction under 500 words, submit up to three stories in a single document.

Submit up to three poems, in a single document, formatted the way you’d like them to appear.

Submit personal essays, writing tips, reviews of books and films. We’re particularly interested in pieces that highlight writing and life in Santa Cruz—and the intersection between the two. Maximum length is 3,000 words, double-spaced.

Submit up to 10 pages, standard format.