Humanities ND Magazine

Submission Guidelines

*Now accepting submissions for the following issues:


[Submission Deadline: JULY 29]

HND Magazine is calling for submissions for our upcoming GRAY MATTERS ISSUE. This issue focuses on academic articles written for the general public on any topic of interest to the writer.


If you have any questions, contact Sue Skalicky at programs@humanitiesnd.org.

Send us your submission on or before July 29.


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 We do not publish the same author/artist in back-to-back issues.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 submissions must not exceed 60 lines. Please send no more than two poems as a single submission. All pieces must be original.

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

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. 

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 hndmagazine@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. 

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.