Please read all guidelines below before submitting your work. We accept submissions year round.
Submit one work of fiction, one work of nonfiction, one single-act drama, three works of flash fiction, or up to seven poems at a time. Currently, we are not accepting translations, but we are very interested in art and photography.
We ask that you please wait until you hear back from us before submitting new work for consideration. We will do our best to respond within ninety days but, in some cases, this period may be longer. If you have not received a response from us after ninety days, we will be happy to respond to your e-mail inquiries.
SHANTIH Journal does accept simultaneous submissions. In the event your work is accepted for publication elsewhere, please do us the courtesy of informing us promptly.
Only previously unpublished works will be considered for publication. We consider works on personal blogs as having been published.
All written work must be submitted as a Word document (doc., or docx. - rtf. is acceptable, though not preferred). When submitting, please provide us with your name, title(s) of your work, and a brief bio including any publication history you might have in the body of your cover letter. Please do NOT include any identifying information on your uploaded document. Any personal identifying information on the document itself will disqualify your work from consideration. Only the text of your Submittable cover letter should have the author’s name, contact information, and bio.
All photographic or art work must be submitted as a jpg. gif. tiff. or png. file.
SHANTIH Journal is introducing a new feature on its website, allowing for outside book reviews, fine arts news and announcements, academic articles, and opinion pieces. Really, anything that you would like our audience to know that is topical and informative, we want to see. These pieces will appear on the website only, not appearing in the actual journal. Work contained in the News & Reviews section must not exceed 1000 words. Work under 500 words is preferred.