When submitting below, please make sure you are submitting to the correct category, as we have several categories at given times, including for the print journal and for our reading series. 

If you are submitting to the journal, please be sure to read the full guidelines at newtownliterary.org/submit.

If you are submitting to Boundless Tales: A Series for Emerging Writers, please be sure to read the full guidelines at newtownliterary.org/boundlesstales.

There is no minimum or maximum number of words/pages, although your document should be double-spaced with standard 12 point font. Shorter submissions to tend to fare better in the evaluation process. Flash-fiction or short-short writers may submit up to 5 pieces, totaling 1,000 words or less, in one document.
  DO NOT include your name or other identifiers anywhere in the submission document.
  In your cover letter, be sure to include your connection to Queens, NY.
       In addition, though not a requirement for acceptance, be sure to include any previous publications.
 **Please note add-on options. You can pay a $15 fee with your submission and receive either one page of constructive feedback on your submission from a Newtown editor or a print copy of the journal. You can also purchase a one-year subscription to the journal or donate to the Newtown Literary Alliance. These submission categories will not affect the review process as reviewers do not have access to this information. If you order a journal or subscription, please include your mailing address in your cover letter.**

Poets may submit up to 5 poems in one document.  Poetry can be in verse, out of verse, and/or experimental.
DO NOT include your name or other identifiers anywhere in the submission document.  
In your cover letter, be sure to include your connection to Queens, NY.
       In addition, though not a requirement for acceptance, be sure to include any previous publications.
**Please note add-on options. You can pay a $15 fee with your submission and receive either one page of constructive feedback on your submission from a Newtown editor or a print copy of the journal. You can also purchase a one-year subscription to the journal or donate to the Newtown Literary Alliance. These submission categories will not affect the review process as reviewers do not have access to this information. If you order a journal or subscription, please include your mailing address in your cover letter.**

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