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submission guidelines
This e-zine is for womxn and non-binary folx.

Please Note: Due to my health, #FemkuMag is on a one year hiatus!

Submissions are suspended until 2024. Please look for new guidelines and submission periods in an announcement email in 2023!


What to include in your submission:

1. Your name, as you wish it to appear for publication.

2. A third-person bio around 50 words or less (I will make edits if your bio exceeds the limit).

3. Up to SEVEN previously unpublished haiku, senryu, tanka, kyoka, rengay (and other sequences), haibun, cherita, and/or haiga (JPEG). All text submissions MUST be in the body of the email. No attached submissions, except haiga. 

Welcome topics include, but are certainly not limited to: social issues, politics, basic human rights, the fight for equality, mental health, relationships, abuse, major life changes, etc. However, work that condones violence, racism, or prejudice against any people, or group of people will not be tolerated and any submission that disregards this request will be deleted immediately with no response. 

Since this journal is for womxn and non-binary folx, CIS men are unable to submit unless there is a specific call put out by the editor-in-chief. These emails will also be deleted with no response.​

Where to send:

Edited by Lithica Ann (deadname: Lori A Minor)

Please note: Although most journals may publish your work as is, I am an editor, too. This means I will make suggestions to your work as I see fit. This is to further educate those willing to sharpen their skills and to help them develop a well-rounded comprehension of Modern Japanese short forms.

#FemkuMag requires first rights, meaning we want to be the first venue to present the poems to the public. However, rights are restored with the author upon release of publication. 

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