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About

Sinister Wisdom is a multicultural, multi-class lesbian space. We seek to open, consider and advance the exploration of community issues. We recognize the power of language to reflect our diverse experiences and to enhance our ability to develop critical judgment, as lesbians evaluating our community and our world.

Important: Limited Demographic: Submissions are restricted to lesbians.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1976

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: All ethnic groups/populations, Females, Lesbians/Gays.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Sexuality/Gender (LGBTQ issues), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Asian Lesbians30 Sep 20190
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words; Up to 2 pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
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Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Sexuality/Gender (LGBTQ issues), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Asian Lesbians30 Sep 20190
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 5,000 words; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Sexuality/Gender (LGBTQ issues), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Asian Lesbians30 Sep 20190
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Sexuality/Gender (LGBTQ issues), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Asian Lesbians30 Sep 20190
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork ArtworkUnknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No OKImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2019
Last Checked: 13 Aug 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 20 Mar 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 29 Dec 2006

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