STYLUSLIT: A NEW BI-ANNUAL ONLINE LITERARY JOURNAL

StylusLit

StylusLit is a new bi-annual online literary journal, publishing poetry, short stories, creative non-fiction, interviews and reviews, and the first issue will go live in March 2017.

Only previously unpublished work is accepted, that is, the work has not appeared on radio or TV, and has not been published digitally (any website) or in print. Copyright remains with the author. Acknowledgment by the poet of any work first published in StylusLit would be appreciated.

StylusLit is accepting submissions for poetry, short stories and creative non-fiction. Submissions for first issue will be accepted from 14th November 2016 to 14th January 2017. Send to info@styluslit.com. Interviews and reviews are commissioned by the editor.

Submissions:

In the subject header of your email include the genre and the title of your piece, for example, ‘Short Story: The Girl in the Photograph’, and a 40 word bio in your email.

Poems:

Please submit up to three (3) poems at a time,
Please cut and paste poems into the body of the email,
Use font: Times New Roman 12px, and 1.5 spacing.
Short story or creative non-fiction:

Please submit not more than one (1) short story or creative non-fiction piece per submission period,
Please include title, word count and your name in the header of your attached document,
Maximum word length is 5,000 words,
Submit as .doc or .docx file,
Use font: Times New Roman 12px, and 1.5 spacing.
StylusLit is a non-profit organisation and is unable to pay contributors.

The StylusLit Team

Poetry Editor and publisher:
Rosanna Licari was the publisher and founding editor of Stylus Poetry Journal from 2002 to 2010. She was also a co-director of the Queensland Poetry Festival from 2002 to 2003. She completed her Master in Philosophy in creative writing (poetry) at the University of Queensland. Her collection, An Absence of Saints won the 2009 Thomas Shapcott Prize, the Anne Elder Poetry Prize and the 2011 Wesley Michel Wright Prize for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the 2010/211 Mary Gilmore Prize. In 2015, she won the inaugural Philip Bacon Ekphrasis Poetry Prize for her poem, ‘The Wait’. Her work has appeared in various journals and anthologies.

Short stories and creative non-fiction editor:
Andrew Leggett is a Brisbane writer and editor of poetry, fiction, reviews and interdisciplinary academic papers. He holds a master’s degree in creative writing (poetry) from University of Queensland and has recently completed a doctoral thesis in creative writing (a novel In Dreams and its exegesis on the place of dreams in the novel and the cinematic work of David Lynch). He edited the Australasian Journal of Psychotherapy from 2006-2011. His collections Old Time Religion and Other Poems (1998) and Dark Husk of Beauty (2006) were published by Interactive Press.

Review editor:
Alison Clifton has reviewed poetry anthologies, chapbooks, and collections for M/C Words, Cordite and the Australian Poetry Journal. She holds a First Class Honours degree in English from the University of Queensland and her thesis was a formal analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Her doctoral thesis in English Literature from the University of Queensland explored the work of the late British poet, Geoffrey Hill.

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One Response to STYLUSLIT: A NEW BI-ANNUAL ONLINE LITERARY JOURNAL

  1. Allan Lake says:

    When will next issue be published?

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