Subs open until 100 submissions cap is reached

For poetry submissions only, please submit your work to poetrymariasatsampaguitas@gmail.com. Please address your poetry submissions to our Poetry Editor, Dina Klarisse. Dina uses she/her pronouns. If you wish to use a prefix, please use Mx. or Ms.

For
creative writing submissions only (such as flash fiction, essays, letters, prose, and or reviews), please submit your work to mariasatsampaguitas@gmail.com. Please address your submissions to Creative Writing Editor, Morgan Russell. Morgan uses she/they pronouns. If you wish to use a prefix, please use Mx. or Ms.

For 
art submissions, (such as photography or mixed media), please submit your work to socialmediasampaguitas@gmail.com. Please address your submissions to Kelly Ritter, Social Media Editor. Hal Saga is our Art Editor. However, they're on hiatus. Hal uses they/them pronouns. If you wish to use a prefix, please use Mx.

Submissions 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.

You can submit a packet of up to:
3 poems / short prose pieces 
(up to 1 page single-spaced or 2 pages double-spaced)
1 long prose piece
(up to 5 pages single-spaced)
3 art pieces
(photographs, digital art, etc)


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 Please only submit original work, unpublished elsewhere.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.

Depending on the theme of your work, please label the subject line of your email accordingly:
BINYAG - GENRE - NAME 
or

GENERAL SUBMISSION - GENRE - 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. 
 

Interview Requests  
Please send your email request to our EIC, Keana Aguila Labra at mariasatsampaguitas@gmail.com.

Keana uses they/she pronouns. If you wish to use a prefix, please use Mx. or Ms.
In the body, please introduce yourself and how an interview would benefit you. Please also describe your craft (e.g. fiction writer, poet, photographer, etc.) and provide either links to a portfolio/website or attached Word Docs/PDFs of your work.
Please include any social media handles within the short, third-person author bio.

Poetry
Please submit poetry as a Word .doc or Google .doc with the name of the poem as the title of the .doc. Please state how many poems are attached to the email in the body of the email. Please include a short, third-person bio and any social media handles you wish to provide.
 

Letters & Prose / Flash Fiction
Please send no more than one long piece or two short pieces. Please do not let word count exceed 1,500 words. Please submit the piece as a Word .doc or Google .doc with the name of the piece as the title of the .doc. Please state how many pieces are attached to the email in the body of the email. Please include a short, third-person bio and any social media handles you wish to provide.
 

Creative Non-Fiction /
Essays / Reviews

Please send no more than one long piece or two short pieces. Please do not let word count exceed 1,500 words. Please submit the essay/review as a Word .doc or Google .doc with the name of the review as the title of the .doc. Please include a short, third-person bio and any social media handles you wish to provide. (Reviews may be on the following: novel, poetry, chapbook, poem, short story, song, instrumental, band, singer/songwriter, movie, show, episode, etc. We are open to the possibilities.)
 

Photography/Mixed Media/Digital Art/Fashion
Please send no more than three art pieces 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. Please also include a blurb to accompany your work to provide context to the viewer.

*Mixed media can be a blend of any mediums, whether it's photography, graphic design, paint, and or digital.
Please email Kelly if you have questions about your art submission: mariasatsampaguitasart@gmail.com.