General Submissions 
Open until March 26

General submissions are open to folks of all backgrounds

Please do not submit your work as a PDF. Please send as either a Word .doc or Google .doc.

Please only send one packet per submission period.
For example, folks can only send 3 poems at a time. If you send in a packet of 3 poems in July and you are rejected for this packet, you cannot resubmit until our next submission period. 

For art submissions, (such as photography or mixed media), please submit your work to Please address your submissions to Hal Saga, the Art Editor. Hal uses they/them pronouns. If you wish to use a prefix, please use Mx.

Photography/Mixed Media
Please send no more than five photos at one time. Please include a warning in the body of the email if there is sensitive material in your photography. Please submit the photos as separate, named attachments, if the photos have titles. Please include a short, third-person bio and any social media handles you wish to provide.

*Mixed media can be a blend of any mediums, whether it's photography, graphic design, paint, and or digital.
Please email Hal (they/them) if you have questions about your art submission:

Accepted work will be published online on the Marías at Sampaguitas website. Please only submit original work, unpublished elsewhere. Simultaneous submissions are accepted; however, please let us know if your piece is accepted elsewhere. Unfortunately, we are unable to pay contributors at this time.

Please label the subject line of your email: GENERAL SUBMISSION - TYPE OF SUBMISSION - NAME 


We do not condone plagiarism. If the work is an “after” or response piece, please make it clear in the body of the email.

Please allow 6-8 weeks for a response.