Submit your original and unpublished work as an attachment (.doc, .docx, .rtf) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, title of your work, and a brief biography (no more than five sentences) in the body of your e-mail. Please briefly state any connection you may have with South Texas or the Coastal Bend. If you are not currently a resident of South Texas but have lived or traveled through the region or simply have some interest in our borderlands, we also welcome your work. We just ask that your work speaks to some theme of the South Texas or Coastal Bend experience, such as cultural, rural, urban, coastal, industrial intersections; folklore and traditions; and the multiple expressions of living among borderlands. We interpret broadly.
Your subject line should be "Submission" followed by the genre in which you are submitting--creative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry. At the top right of your manuscript please include a single-spaced heading with your name, address, and email. For prose, on the top left, below the header space, please include an approximate word count rounded to the nearest hundred. In the header space, right justified, please include a page number, your name, and the title of your work. For an example, please go to http://www.shunn.net/format/story.html.
Submissions should use 12 point Times New Roman font and 1" margins on all sides. Writing should be double-spaced whenever possible and be free of typographical and grammatical errors. Titles for the work should be centered at the top of the page in plain 12 point Times New Roman font (No underlining, italics, or bold typeface). The text should begin one double space down from the title. Maximum length of 5,000 words.
Poems may be submitted up to five at a time. When submitting multiple poems, they should be included in the same document but each should begin on a new, titled page. Titles for the work should be centered at the top of the page in plain 12 point Times New Roman font (No underlining, italics, or bold typeface). Poems should be set in 12 point Times New Roman font with 1" margins on all sides. All work should be free of typographical and grammatical errors.
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