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Please read our full submission guidelines, here, before submitting.

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What we publish in Hippocampus Magazine

 

During our submission period – March through December – we accept the following:

Reviews, interviews, craft articles, and writing life articles by invitation.

What are we looking for in submissions?

True tales from your life. Honesty that possesses both the situation AND the story. Intensely personal experiences that reflect universal truths about what it means to be human. Firsthand accounts from the full spectrum of humanity – folx from the LGBTQIA+ community, Black writers, Indigenous writers, and writers of Color, differently abled writers, writers of all genders, backgrounds, experiences, lifestyles, and identities.


What we publish elsewhere:


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Dates & Deadlines

  • We're open for magazine submissions March through December; we close for submissions during January and February. 
  • We're open to book queries through Aug. 1 through Dec. 15.


Reminder

Please read our full submission guidelines, here, before submitting. 

This category is to give select submitters the chance to resubmit a piece we declined in its current iteration, but one that we read with interest and on which we provided suggestions for reworking. This is a separate category as to not charge a submission fee for the same piece the second time around.

Submitters: Please include your original title (in case you changed that) and date of your first submission in your cover letter; this will help us keep track of its progress.

Note: Submitting a revision does not guarantee acceptance; it is vetted just the same.

If you use this category and were not invited to re-submit, your submission will be declined.


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