Submission Guidelines

We accept works in the following genres: fiction, nonfiction, academic papers, poetry, and art (photography/illustrations). We accept submissions on a rolling basis, with issues released in late fall and late spring.. Please email your work to us at Multiple submissions are accepted. We need you to send your best, so polish your work before submission. Once we recognize potential in a work, we’ll be in touch and will help you get it ready for publication.

Manuscript Guidelines:

  • Typed, double-spaced pages. Poetry can be single-spaced.
  • Number all pages.
  • Fiction & nonfiction: submit up to two short stories or essays. Excerpts from longer works will also be considered.
  • Academic Writing: only one research-based paper.
  • Artwork: submit up to 10-15 pieces (digital files, prints and portfolios are accepted).
  • Poetry: submit up to 3-5 poems.

Please feel free to email us with questions. You can also stop by the OP office. We look forward to reading your submissions.

Happy Writing!