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  • All three elements (the specific words) given for the submission period (TOWN SQUARE, MERCY, and FROST) must be included in your essay to be considered for publication. No exceptions
  • Proofread your work. We must decline pieces that need major editing, even if they are otherwise good. 
  • Please do not exceed 3,500 words.
  • No previously published work.
  • A short third-person bio must be included with your submission.
  • Accepted pieces will be in the journal forthcoming February 1st.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.