Jun 24, 2011

Call for submissions: Switchback

SWITCHBACK is now accepting submissions for issue 15.

• We accept poetry, fiction, nonfiction, critical essays, and art
• Only previously unpublished works
• We accept simultaneous submissions but please notify us immediately
of acceptance elsewhere
• The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2011
• Visual art submissions are accepted on an ongoing basis.
• Contributors to our previous two issues (thirteen and fourteen) will
not be considered

• Maximum 3 poems per writer
• Each poem needs to be submitted separately.
• Send written submissions in .doc (preferred), .docx, pdf, or .rtf

• Maximum 1 story, nonfiction piece, or critical essay per writer
• We prefer prose works to be 2,000-2,500 words, but if you have
something really good that's longer, we will consider it
• Send written submissions in .doc (preferred), .docx, pdf, or .rtf

• Include an explanation of your piece in no more than 100 words
• Send submissions in .gif, .jpg, or .png format with a resolution of
300 dpi or higher

The fifteenth issue will be published in Spring 2012.

Visit http://www.swback.com/ for more information.

SWITCHBACK is a publication of the Master of Fine Arts in Writing
Program of the University of San Francisco, Aaron Shurin, Director.

SWITCHBACK is a forum for the writers of USF's MFA community, including
alumni, students, and faculty, as well as the wider literary community,
in the areas of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and critical essays.

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