Skip to Content

Still Point Arts Quarterly Shanti Arts LLC

You have attempted to access a call for submissions that is either no longer open to the public or no longer valid. Any currently open public calls will be listed below.

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:

My Favorite Things—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Wednesday, January 1, 2025 11:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time (in 303 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming spring 2025 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

MY FAVORITE THINGS

These are a few of my favorite things . . .


DATES AND DEADLINES

January 1, 2025 Submissions Close (Deadline)
February 15, 2025 (or before) - Notification of Artists
March 1, 2025 -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 only. Files with a .jpeg extension may not upload. 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.

TO UPLOAD IMAGE FILES click "+Add a piece to my list." You will then be asked for the title of your piece and asked to choose your file and then add your file. Repeat this process to add additional images. You may not upload more than 5 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.


SELECTION

Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the spring 2025 issue.

My Favorite Things—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Wednesday, January 1, 2025 11:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time (in 303 days)

My Favorite Things | Journal Submission | Spring 2025

These are a few of my favorite things . . .


Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme My Favorite Things.

DATES AND DEADLINES

January 1, 2025 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

February 15, 2025 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

March 1, 2025 - 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. 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.

The Houses of My Dreams—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Monday, April 1, 2024 11:59 PM PDT (in 28 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming summer 2024 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

THE HOUSES OF MY DREAMS

“I never left because a part of me will always be in that house . . . ” —J.X. Burros


DATES AND DEADLINES

April 1, 2024 Submissions Close (Deadline)
May 15, 2024 (or before) - Notification of Artists
June 1, 2024 -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 only. Files with a .jpeg extension will not upload. 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.

TO UPLOAD IMAGE FILES click "+Add a piece to my list." You will then be asked for the title of your piece and asked to choose your file and then add your file. Repeat this process to add additional images. You may not upload more than 5 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.


SELECTION

Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the summer 2024 issue.

The Houses of My Dreams—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Monday, April 1, 2024 11:59 PM PDT (in 28 days)

The Houses of My Dreams | Journal Submission | Summer 2024

“I never left because a part of me will always be in that house . . . ” ? J.X. Burros

Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme The Houses of My Dreams. The deadline for writing submissions is April 1, 2024. Accepted work will be published in the summer 2024 issue of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Writers will be notified no later than May 15, 2024.

DATES AND DEADLINES

April 1, 2024 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

May 15, 2024 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

June 1, 2024 - 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. 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.

The Self-Portrait—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Tuesday, October 1, 2024 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time (in 211 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming winter 2024 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

THE SELF-PORTRAIT

In its grandest sense, a self-portrait may be presented as a painting, a collage, a poem, an essay, a story . . . Who is the you that you know? How do you express it?


DATES AND DEADLINES

October 1, 2024 Submissions Close (Deadline)
November 15, 2024 (or before) - Notification of Artists
December 1, 2024 -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 only. Files with a .jpeg extension will not upload. 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.

TO UPLOAD IMAGE FILES click "+Add a piece to my list." You will then be asked for the title of your piece and asked to choose your file and then add your file. Repeat this process to add additional images. You may not upload more than 5 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.


SELECTION

Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the winter 2024 issue.

The Self-Portrait—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Tuesday, October 1, 2024 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time (in 211 days)

The Self-Portrait | Journal Submission | Winter 2024

In its grandest sense, a self-portrait may be presented as a painting, a collage, a poem, an essay, a story . . . Who is the you that you know? How do you express it?


Still Point Arts Quarterly
is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme The Self-Portrait.

DATES AND DEADLINES

October 1, 2024 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

November 15, 2024 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

December 1, 2024 - 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. 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.

Walking—Art Submission Free

Open

Closes on Monday, July 1, 2024 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time (in 119 days)

Shanti Arts invite submissions for the upcoming fall 2024 Still Point Arts Quarterly digital and print journal issue:

WALKING

“The destiny of every walking man is to immerse himself in the panorama surrounding him, to the point of becoming one with it and, ultimately, to vanish.” —Federico Castigliano

DATES AND DEADLINES

July 1, 2024 Submissions Close (Deadline)
August 15, 2024 (or before) - Notification of Artists
September 1, 2024 -Still Point Arts Quarterly Fall Issue Released

IMAGES

Most importantly, please be sure your images in some way fit the issue's theme. Send images in .jpg format only. Files with a .jpeg extension will not upload. 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.

TO UPLOAD IMAGE FILES click "+Add a piece to my list." You will then be asked for the title of your piece and asked to choose your file and then add your file. Repeat this process to add additional images. You may not upload more than 5 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.


SELECTION

Selection of images will be made by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly for publication in the fall 2024 issue.

Walking—Writing Submission Free

Open

Closes on Monday, July 1, 2024 11:59 PM US Eastern Daylight Time (in 119 days)

Walking | Journal Submission | Fall 2024

“The destiny of every walking man is to immerse himself in the panorama surrounding him, to the point of becoming one with it and, ultimately, to vanish.” —Federico Castigliano


Still Point Arts Quarterly is accepting writing submissions (fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, poetry; 5000 words maximum) on the theme Walking.

DATES AND DEADLINES

July 1, 2024 - Submissions Close (Deadline)

August 15, 2024 (or earlier) - Notification of Writers

September 1, 2024 - 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.

Other Related Projects

Shanti Arts Publishing