Call for submissions!Koshka Zine #3 “The Latvia Issue”
Deadline: October 31st, 2012
The time has come again to submit your work to Koshka Zine. The third issue will be thematically tied to the country of Latvia, an amazing country I recently had the pleasure of visiting. This call is open to artists and writers of all nations, although Latvians/those of Latvian descent and works best fitting within the theme will be given priority. We strongly encourage Latvian language works as well, or works translated in both English and Latvian (sorry, the translation must be done on your end. We don’t have the resources for this). We are also really seeking non-mainstream voices from Latvian society, specifically LGBTQ Latvians or Latvians of color/POC living in Latvia.
What you can submit:
-essays, articles, interviews, profiles, creative nonfiction, travel journals, reviews, lists, and all other nonfiction-based writings (basically, no poetry or fiction). General word count should be about 1,500 words, but we’d probably publish something longer if it was great and shorter is always welcome.
-comics, illustrated “comic-essays”
-artworks, drawings, photography, and all other visual artworks. Single artworks are less likely to appear; rather, we prefer 3-5 works that have cohesion within the theme that present more like an essay or portfolio.
IMPORTANT FILE INFORMATION:
word-based works: all articles should be sent as a .doc or .rtf file—NO .docx files, I have very old Windows that won’t open it!
Visual works should be at 300dpi for best print quality, but don’t need to be any larger than the full size of the actual page size, which will be 5.5 x 8.5” (13.97 x 21.59 cm). It is not yet determined if this issue will be printed in black and white or full color, so if your work is full color send it in color, and we’ll change it to greyscale if need be. If you have more than 5 files to submit, please email first or use a free file-sharing site, such as yousendit.com.
FOR ALL WORKS, please include a short 2-3 sentence bio with your name/nom de plume/pseudonym and a few words about who you are and what you do.
All submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1st, 2012.