Submission Guidelines


MISTRESS is accepting art submissions for the Web site design. We are looking for work that:

If your work is online, please simply send a link; otherwise please send a sample of your work in .jpg form (sized no larger than 1MB) to with "ART SUBMISSION" in the subject line.

Work does not have to include the title of the journal, but please note that title and other information will be added if not present. Artists retain all rights to their work.


MISTRESS is accepting submissions for ISSUE 02 until December 15, 2015. Read more about this issue here.

MISTRESS accepts poetry, creative short fiction, or excerpts from longer fiction for submission. Authors may submit up to five (5) pieces of poetry and/or two (2) pieces of short fiction per issue. The length of all pieces combined should not exceed 2,000 words or five (5) pages.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome as long as you notify us if your work is accepted elsewhere; previously published work will not be considered. Contributors retain all rights, but are asked to acknowledge MISTRESS as first publisher if pieces are published elsewhere. We are currently accepting email submissions ONLY. PDF files are preferred, but .doc, .docx, .odt, .rtf, .txt, and .wpt files are also accepted.

Email your submission to with "SUBMISSION" in the subject line. Please include a brief cover letter with your files.

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