We accept: poetry in all forms, fiction, non-fiction & essays, book reviews, and journals/diaries. We occasionally accept photography and have the ability to showcase visual work.
We prefer a simply formatted MS Word document that uses standard fonts (i.e. Times New Roman) and header tags. If a document is not able to be easily read or prepared for digital publication we may send it back for reformatting. No plain text if you can help it and we’d prefer not to receive PDFs. Complex formatting of poems and prose is certainly possible if necessary.
By submitting your work you automatically consent to publication for an indefinite period of time.
By submitting you give Projected Letters (or Lit Zine) non-exclusive rights to publish your work indefinitely.
We reserve the right to archive or remove your work at any point.
You may request your work be removed at any time; this will be done within a month.
We prefer previously unpublished (new) work to keep the site fresh; exceptions include new translations of existing work and work that would improve the metrics of the site.
If your work is published on other portals or in other formats we request that you name us as the first point of publication or otherwise reference the zine in your acknowledgements or end matter in the case of print (thanks to those who already have).
The editors reserve the right to edit your work and publish it in edited form if it feels necessary; however, in these circumstances changes will be vetted by you. We reserve the right to refuse publication in the event the writer and editor cannot come to terms.
Absolutely no plagiarism; we know mature poets steal, but we can’t allow plagiarized work on the site. We will perform a plagiarism check on every piece. References and referential/derivative work are acceptable.
By publishing your work on the site, you indemnify Projected Letters, its editors and those affiliated with it from any legal action resulting from publication of your work. This is either in the form of a plagiarism lawsuit, defamation, or other recourse to the courts.
We don’t pay for submissions: this is a lit zine.
If you agree to the above please submit your work.