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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.

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3. Cities—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:59 PM PDT (in 88 days)

Cities: Centers of Culture and Creativity | Journal Publication Submission | Winter 2022

“The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.” —Lewis Mumford

Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme Cities: Centers of Culture and Creativity. The deadline for writing submissions is October 1, 2022. Accepted work will be published in the winter 2022 issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Writers will be notified no later than November 15, 2022.

DATES AND DEADLINES

October 1, 2022 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

November 15, 2022 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

December 1, 2022 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Winter 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.

4. Cities—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:59 PM PDT (in 88 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming winter 2022 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

CITIES: CENTERS OF CULTURE AND CREATIVITY

“The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.”
— Lewis Mumford

DATES AND DEADLINES
October 1, 2022 - Submissions Close (Deadline)
November 25, 2022 (or before) - Notification of Artists
December 1, 2022 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Winter 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 winter 2022 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.

    5. Minimalist Wisdom—Writing Submission Free

    Open

    Closes on Sunday, January 1, 2023 11:59 PM PST (in 180 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.

    6. Minimalist Wisdom—Art Submission Free

    Open

    Closes on Sunday, January 1, 2023 11:59 PM PST (in 180 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.

    7. Fires and Floods—Writing Submission Free

    Open

    Closes on Saturday, April 1, 2023 11:59 PM PDT (in 270 days)

    Fires and Floods Wisdom | Journal Publication 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.

    8. Fires and Floods—Art Submission Free

    Open

    Closes on Saturday, April 1, 2023 11:59 PM PDT (in 270 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.

    1. Immersed in Books—Writing Submission

    Temp Closed

    Immersed in Books | Journal Publication Submission | Fall 2022

    “I immersed myself in books and rock 'n' roll, the adolescent salvation.” ---Patti Smith, Just Kids

    Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme Immersed in Books. The deadline for writing submissions is July 1, 2022. Accepted work will be published in the fall 2022 issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Writers will be notified no later than August 15, 2022.

    DATES AND DEADLINES

    July 1, 2022 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

    August 15, 2022 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

    September 1, 2022 - Still Point Arts Quarterly Issue Released

    GENERAL GUIDELINES AND TERMS

    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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