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Humanities ND Magazine

Submission Guidelines

*Now accepting submissions for the following issues:

FALL 2021 PROGRAM ISSUE

[Submission Deadline: April 16]

HND Magazine is calling for submissions for our upcoming FALL 2021 PROGRAM ISSUEThis issue focuses on the upcoming fall Public University classes being offered virtually. These articles are written by the instructors. If you have an idea for a class you would like to teach, contact Sue Skalicky at programs@humanitiesnd.org.

Send us your submission on or before April 16. 

Detailed information below.


Submission Guidelines

We will not accept multiple submissions. Please only send us one submission per issue. We do not publish the same author/artist in back-to-back issues.

*We only accept submissions from writers who are located in the United States of America with preference of  location in the order of North Dakota (or writers with a connection to North Dakota), upper midwest, midwest, nationwide.

Poetry
Poetry submissions must not exceed 60 lines. Please send no more than two poems as a single submission. All pieces must be original.

Fiction
Fiction submissions must be 1,000–4,000 words.  All pieces must be original.

Nonfiction
Creative nonfiction, essay, and memoir submissions must be 1,000–4,000 words.  All pieces must be original.

Scholarly Essays
HND Magazine is currently accepting submissions of scholarly essays on any humanities topic.  Articles must be well researched, argued, and supported. Articles must be 1,000 - 4,000 words. Writing must be geared toward the general public.  HND will pay $500 for selected pieces. 

 Artwork
HND Magazine is currently accepting submissions of artwork to be included in our print and online editions. HND is accepting pretty much all types of visual artwork: photography, painting, drawing, graphic design, etc. HND will pay $500 for use of up to 15 pieces of artwork. Please include a three sentence bio with your submission. Submit samples of your artwork in .png, .jpg, .pdf format or send a link to your portfolio to onsecondthought@humanitiesnd.org

Reprinted Material
Selections of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction work recently published in book format may be submitted. However, HND does not pay for reprinted selections.  Please include publication information along with your submission. 

​Publications
Pieces chosen for publication will appear in both the print and online versions of HND Magazine. HND will pay $250 for Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry and $500 for Scholarly Essays and Artwork selected for print and online publication. Authors and artists maintain rights over their work and can request that their piece(s) be taken down from the website at anytime. 

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