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Ink & Ashes: A Journal of the Senses - Chicago based literary and art journal seeking new work

Life is a multi-sensory experience; we want work that represents that. Ink & Ashes features poetry, creative non-fiction, essays and visual art that details, records, questions, explains, and otherwise beautifully documents and explores the human experience. We understand that's a wide field to cover so in short if you think your work elicits the senses, please send it. With all submissions, please send a short bio and all your appropriate contact information.

We seek to publish a broad range of writers, from the new and emerging to the well seasoned. We accept simultaneous submissions with the promise that you will let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere. Ink & Ashes editors strongly prefer previously unpublished work, however, if you feel your previously published piece warrants our attention, send it to us but let us know where and when it's been published before. Ink & Ashes does not currently pay contributors. Upon acceptance, Ink & Ashes holds first publication rights to your work with all rights reverting to the author upon publication Please be aware that we keep all published work under consideration for any "best-of" issues. for more details and deadlines

SUMMER ISSUE :: Theme and Deadline

The Summer issue of Ink & Ashes has an open theme and we will consider submissions on any subject as long as they evoke the senses and blend with our vision of the journal. Deadline for submission is June 1, publication is July 1.


Please send three to five poems (no more than six total pages of poetry) to our poetry editor at in accordance with our quarterly submission and/or special issue calendar below. Please submit work AS A SINGLE ATTACHMENT in a MS WORD format. Thank you.


Please send one to three pieces of your best writing (up to 15 pages per piece) to our literary editor at in accordance with our quarterly submission and/or special issue calendar below. Please submit work AS A SINGLE ATTACHMENT in a MS WORD format. Thank you.


If you would like us to consider your book (chapbooks and chaplets included) please contact our lit editor at


Please send three to five of your best photos, illustrations, drawings, paintings, etc. (etc. means any visual art) as a jpg. formatted attachment, no larger than 500 pixels x 500 pixels to our art editor at Thank you.


The following comments are for "Call for Submissions :: Ink & Ashes"
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Call for submissions: Gold Dust magazine
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