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Still Point Arts Quarterly Shanti Arts LLC

Still Point Arts Quarterly is a truly beautiful and engaging art and literary journal. Produced four times a year, each issue focuses on a theme and features historical and contemporary art, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The Quarterly has been praised for its rich content as well as its splendid layout and design. Intended for artists, nature lovers, seekers, and enthusiasts of all types.

Quick Links to Open Calls:

Fires and Floods—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Saturday, April 1, 2023 11:59 PM PDT (in 123 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming summer 2023 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

FIRES AND FLOODS

“Will the fires and floods finally awaken us, turn our attention back to the living Earth? Or have we lost that connection, that place of belonging?”

—Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

DATES AND DEADLINES
April 1, 2023 Submissions Close (Deadline)
May 15, 2023 (or before) - Notification of Artists
June 1, 2023 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Summer Issue Released

IMAGES

Most importantly, please be sure your images in some way fit the issue's theme. Send images in .jpg format. The file name of your image should follow this convention: last name of the artist, title of work (perhaps abbreviated), and number (1, 2, or 3). EXAMPLE: SMITH_SUNNYDAY_3.jpg Since images will be printed in our journal, we prefer images that are 300 ppi and at least 1500 pixels on the shortest dimension. Larger is better. No need to reduce images; large images will upload with no problems. Also, you may submit up to five images, but please no more.


SELECTION
Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the summer 2023 issue.Chosen images will be used in several possible ways: to accompany featured writing; to be featured on individual pages; to appear on the issue's cover.


USE OF IMAGES
By submitting work to be considered for publication, artists grant Shanti Arts the right to use their image(s) for the purpose of marketing. Images may appear on our websites, on social network sites used by Shanti Arts, and to advertise future journal issues and publications.

Fires and Floods—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Saturday, April 1, 2023 11:59 PM PDT (in 123 days)

Fires and Floods | Journal Submission | Summer 2023

“Will the fires and floods finally awaken us, turn our attention back to the living Earth? Or have we lost that connection, that place of belonging?” —Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme Fires and Floods. The deadline for writing submissions is April 1, 2023. Accepted work will be published in the summer 2023 issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Writers will be notified no later than May 15, 2023.

DATES AND DEADLINES

April 1, 2023 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

May 15, 2023 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

June 1, 2023 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Summer Issue Released

GENERAL GUIDELINES AND POLICIES

  1. Please do not email or call us to ask about the review process or results. We will email you when we have made a decision regarding your submission.
  2. If we decide to publish your work, we will send a writing agreement for your review and signature. Typically we ask for one-time print and digital rights. You may republish your work at any time.
  3. If we decide to publish your work, we will request a short biography.
  4. Please know that we typically receive well over 100 poetry submissions, and we accept between 5 and 8. To keep things somewhat orderly, we limit all writing submissions to one piece per person.
  5. We do accept reprints.
  6. If we have published your work previously, we have no waiting period for submitting work again. We'll gladly accept good writing whenever we receive it.

It's the Journey—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Saturday, July 1, 2023 11:59 PM PDT (in 214 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming fall 2023 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

IT'S THE JOURNEY, NOT THE DESTINATION

“It’s the journey, not the destination, but that doesn’t make sense until you get there.” —J. R. Rim

DATES AND DEADLINES
July 1, 2023 Submissions Close (Deadline)
August 15, 2023 (or before) - Notification of Artists
September 1, 2023 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Fall Issue Released

IMAGES

Please be sure your images in some way fit the issue's theme. Send images in .jpg format. The file name of your images should follow this convention: last name of the artist, title of work (perhaps abbreviated), and number (1, 2, or 3). EXAMPLE: SMITH_SUNNYDAY_1.jpg Since images will be printed in our journal, we prefer images that are 300 ppi and at least 1500 pixels on the shortest dimension. Larger is better. Also, you may submit up to eight images, but please no more.

SELECTION
Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the fall 2023 issue.Chosen images will be used in several possible ways: to accompany featured writing; to be featured on individual pages; to appear on the issue's cover.

USE OF IMAGES
By submitting work to be considered for publication, artists grant Shanti Arts the right to use their image(s) for the purpose of marketing. Images may appear on our websites, on social network sites used by Shanti Arts, and to advertise future journal issues and publications.

It's the Journey—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Saturday, July 1, 2023 11:59 PM PDT (in 214 days)

It's the Journey, Not the Destination | Journal Submission | Fall 2023

“It’s the journey, not the destination, but that doesn’t make sense until you get there.” —J. R. Rim

Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme It's the Journey, Not the Destination. The deadline for writing submissions is July 1, 2023. Accepted work will be published in the fall 2023 issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Writers will be notified no later than August 15, 2023.

DATES AND DEADLINES

July 1, 2023 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

August 15, 2023 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

September 1, 2023 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Fall Issue Released

GENERAL GUIDELINES AND POLICIES

  1. Please do not email or call us to ask about the review process or results. We will email you when we have made a decision regarding your submission.
  2. If we decide to publish your work, we will send a writing agreement for your review and signature. Typically we ask for one-time print and digital rights. You may republish your work at any time.
  3. Please know that we typically receive well over 100 poetry submissions, and we accept between 5 and 8. To keep things somewhat orderly, we limit all writing submissions to one piece per person.
  4. We do accept reprints.
  5. If we have published your work previously, we have no waiting period for submitting work again. We'll gladly accept good writing whenever we receive it.

Minimalist Wisdom—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Sunday, January 1, 2023 11:59 PM PST (in 33 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming spring 2023 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

MINIMALIST WISDOM

“Only this and nothing more.” --Edgar Allan Poe

DATES AND DEADLINES
January 1, 2023 Submissions Close (Deadline)
February 15, 2023 (or before) - Notification of Artists
March 1, 2023 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Spring Issue Released

IMAGES
Most importantly, please be sure your images in some way fit the issue's theme. Send images in .jpg format. The file name of your image should follow this convention: last name of the artist, title of work (perhaps abbreviated), and number (1, 2, or 3). EXAMPLE: SMITH_SUNNYDAY_3.jpg Since some images will be printed in our journal, we prefer images that are 300 ppi and at least 1500 pixels on the shortest dimension. Larger is better. No need to reduce images; large images will upload with no problems. Also, you may submit up to five images, but please no more.


SELECTION
Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the spring 2023 issue. Chosen images will be used in several possible ways: to accompany featured writing; to be featured on individual pages; to appear on the issue's cover.


USE OF IMAGES
By submitting work to be considered for publication, artists grant Shanti Arts the right to use their image(s) for the purpose of marketing. Images may appear on our websites, on social network sites used by Shanti Arts, and to advertise future journal issues and publications.

Minimalist Wisdom—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Sunday, January 1, 2023 11:59 PM PST (in 33 days)

Minimalist Wisdom | Journal Publication Submission | Spring 2023

“Only this and nothing more.” —Edgar Allan Poe

Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme Minimalist Wisdom. The deadline for writing submissions is January 1, 2023. Accepted work will be published in the spring 2023 issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Writers will be notified no later than February 15, 2023.

DATES AND DEADLINES

January 1, 2023 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

February 15, 2023 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

March 1, 2023 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Spring Issue Released

GENERAL GUIDELINES AND POLICIES

  1. Please do not email or call us to ask about the review process or results. We will email you when we have made a decision regarding your submission.
  2. If we decide to publish your work, we will send a writing agreement for your review and signature. Typically we ask for one-time print and digital rights. You may republish your work at any time.
  3. If we decide to publish your work, we will request a short biography.
  4. Please know that we typically receive well over 100 poetry submissions, and we accept between 5 and 8. To keep things somewhat orderly, we limit all writing submissions to one piece per person.
  5. We do accept reprints.
  6. If we have published your work previously, we have no waiting period for submitting work again. We'll gladly accept good writing whenever we receive it.

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