Submission Guidelines

+ Each written submission should be no more than 1000 words and should be clearly labeled as fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.

+Art should be 2D, black & white, and no larger than 8”x 11”. Digital images may be resized for publishing. Accepted file types are jpg, bmp, gif, png.

+You may submit multiple works at one time, up to 5 pages total.

+Hard copy works will NOT be returned. Please send copies only, not originals.

+Submissions should be previously unpublished, but may be simultaneously submitted to other publications.

+Though we primarily publish in English, non-English works will be considered if accompanied by an English translation. Please provide your own translation OR written permission for Mock Orange to create and publish a translation to run alongside the original work.

+ If you choose to provide one, a 3-line biography with your name and age will run with your published work. Please indicate if you would like to be published under a pseudonym.

+All submissions MUST provide some form of contact information, preferably both a physical mailing address and email address. Accepted submissions are not paid, but contributors will receive a free issue of Mock Orange featuring their work.

+ We are now accepting rolling submissions.

Print submissions may be mailed to:

Mock Orange Magazine
P.O. Box 996
Salem, MA 01970

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