CURATING ALEXANDRIA

We are a new literary magazine, hungry for submissions from the community of authors, readers and "wrimos." If you have works of fiction 300-8000 words in length, or illustrations based on mythology, fairy tales, and lore, we want to know about your work.

*Submissions must 300-8000 words and be recognizably based on mythology, fairy tales, folklore or legends. If you have based your work on an obscure mythology, please include a paragraph explaining your inspiring story/culture/work.

 *Publication will have standardized font, please do not submit if your work requires a particular text style or color.

*You may attach up to three files, 8000 words maximum. Please do not exceed three stories within these three files. File names must be the title of your story. 

*If you'd like us to consider a serial publication, please send us one chapter of your work. Serials will be released as one chapter a week for the duration of your story. Please indicate if your story is already finished or if you'll be "writing as we go." 

*Please include a cover letter:  Please note if your work is simultaneously submitted or previously published. Include a short 3rd person bio. Screenings are done "blind" which means we won't see your cover letter until we've made a decision about your work. 

Thank you authors who have submitted and contributed to us so far! Our inagural edition was great fun and a work we are proud of:


Upcoming Publications and Collections in Progress:

2018

Exhuming Alexandria; Modern Myths to Tell in the Dark. (Oct 1)

Winter Fairy Tales. (Nov 30)- submission forms open

2019

Poetry of the Gods. (Jan 15)- submission forms open

Gods Today and Alternative Worlds (Mar 21)- submission forms open

Pride in Mythology; LGBTQ edition. (May 30)

Classical Fan-Fiction of the Gods (Jun 21)

*Alexandria After dark (TBA)- works with sensual, romantic themes. Publication will happen when we have met minimum word count. Email us for details.


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All forms have a small $4.00 readers' fee. This helps us afford submission management software but we don't want it to get in the way of submissions. Please email us to make arrangements if you need to submit for free. 



We are seeking visual art to accompany and enhance a literary anthology. The collection is a set of fractured fairy tales, mythology fan fiction, and stories based on classical folk lore and legend. Any art work centered around these themes is accepted. 

Images will be rendered in black and white in our editions that include stories/poems. We are also developing an all-color collection for all accepted works that had to be run B+W in text collection. 


Accept/Decline decisions on art have about a 2 weeks turnaround. Please send a note to us if your work has been pending longer than 2 weeks. 

We are looking for scripts of short to medium length productions (maximum 10,000 words) of works based on classical mythology, fairy tales, folk lore and legend. These will be printed in a collection, published online, and read by voice actors + released as an MP3 in addition to possible perfromance. 

The collection of scripts will be released on March 2019.  Editorial decisions (accepts and rejects) will be sent in February 2019.

Contact curatingalexandria@gmail.com for more information

Submissions must  100-1200 words and be recognizably based on mythology, fairy tales, folklore or legends. If you have based your work on an obscure mythology, please include a paragraph reference your inspiring story/culture/work. 

Any themes around cryptids, hauntings, spirits, and evil are natural fits for the Hallween publication. 

Please submit your work double spaced, 12pt font, Times New Roman or Courier. 

*Please include a cover letter:  Please note if your work is simultaneously submitted or previously published. In your cover letter, let us know your word count of the submission. 

Please include a short 3rd person bio (less than 80 words).


Accept/Decline for this collection wil be sent by Sept 1, 2019 at the latest, usually with a 6 week turnaround time from submission to decision. 

 

Submissions must 300-3000 words and be recognizably based on mythology, fairy tales, folklore or legends. If you have based your work on an obscure mythology, please include a paragraph reference your inspiring story/culture/work. 

*Please submit your work double spaced, 12pt font, Times New Roman or Courier.  

*Please include a cover letter:  Please note if your work is simultaneously submitted or previously published. Please include a short 3rd person bio (less than 80 words). Submissions are read blind- we won't see your cover letter until we make a decision about the story. 

 *Submissions in this category might be published in the spring of 2019 or June 2019. Please note that this is a longer-than-usual production cycle and authors are free to submit elsewere in the mean time and we are happy to print previously-run stories as well. 

*Authors retain all rights. 

Accept/Decline decisions are usually made within 6 weeks of submission but no later than a month before publication (June, 2019)

Curating Alexandria