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New Release: TLJ Volume XVIII - The Missing Piece
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Submission Guidelines

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Torrid Literature Journal: PoetryFictionArtwork | Editorial

Christian Anthology: Poetry

General Guidelines:

TL Publishing Group accepts the following submissions all year round: poetry, fiction, editorial articles, and artwork. Please read a previous issue of the Torrid Literature Journal before sending in your work. This will give you an idea as to what type of material we generally publish.

All submissions must be submitted through our submission manager: http://torridliterature.submittable.com/submit.

Please be sure to include a bio with all submissions. Also, please let us know how you heard about the Torrid Literature Journal. This is information is not required but is very useful.

Our response time to submissions vary depending on the volume of entries received. However, if you do not hear from us within 10 weeks of your submitting your work, please feel free to send a query by email to: submissions@torridliterature.com.

No English translations please. We will accept simultaneous submissions, however if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know.

All work submitted should be previously unpublished, this means your work has not appeared anywhere, in print or on the web (i.e. social networking sites, blogs, etc.). We do not publish erotica. 

TL Publishing Group acquires one-time electronic and print publication rights. All rights revert to the author upon publication. Writers may publish their work again after it has appeared in our publication.

Please note that we do not charge a reading fee but donations are humbly welcomed.


Torrid Literature Journal - Poetry:

Please send up to 5 unpublished poems per submission. TL Publishing Group is looking for thought provoking poetry that substantially burns mental, emotional, and societal barriers. Poems should pull the reader into the writer’s work of art. We consider various types of poetry, including traditional, free verse, and experimental poetry.

All poetry submissions should be uploaded through our site on Submittable.

Torrid Literature Journal - Fiction

Please send unpublished fiction works with 5,000 words or less. TL Publishing Group is looking for fiction across various genres that catches the reader’s eye within the first few lines. We want the readers to be held captive to the writer’s imagination.

All fiction submissions should be uploaded through our site on Submittable.

Torrid Literature Journal - Editorial

TL Publishing Group will consider articles for publishing in the Torrid Literature Journal. The recommended length is 2,000 words or less but submissions of any length will be considered.

Articles may be informative, opinionated, or inspirational. We will consider various topics including poetry, fiction, general literature, publishing, editing, latest trends in the literary industry, etc, but in any event, the article must provide material useful to the reader in his/her own practice of literature. For informative based articles, the writer should have preferable experience in the field he/she is writing on. Also, if you quote or site various sources in your article, please make sure you acquire permission and include it with your submission.

Interviews and book reviews are also welcome, however, please contact our editors for specific submission guidelines and instructions.

Articles should be original and unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are allowed but please notify immediately if your article is accepted elsewhere.

Please be sure to include a brief bio and publishing credits, if any.

Given the volume of submissions received, please allow 10 weeks to pass before sending in a query regarding the status of your article.

If your article is accepted, we will send you an acceptance letter requesting agreement to our standard terms. Failure to timely respond may delay the publishing of your article.

All editorial submissions should be uploaded through our site on Submittable.

Torrid Literature Journal - Artwork

All images must be at least 300dpi. Low-res images are acceptable for submissions, provided that high-res images can be furnished as needed.

The Torrid Literature Journal accepts photo and art submissions all year round. We consider photography, illustration, digital art, painting, and other media for the cover and interior of the journal. We ask that artists submit no more than five images at one time in .jpg, .gif, or .png format.

Images should be unpublished. If it has appeared online (i.e. a blog or social media site) it is considered published. Please include a title for each piece along with any additional information that is needed. Be sure to include a brief bio in 3rd person or your work will not be considered.

Please allow 10 weeks for a response before inquiring about the status of your submission(s). Simultaneous submissions are accepted however please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.

TL Publishing Group acquires first (one time) print and electronic publishing rights. You may republish the images in another publication but please site the Torrid Literature Journal as the original source of publication.

Contributors will receive a free electronic copy of the journal. We do not provide monetary compensation at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Tiffani Barner, at tbarner@torridliterature.com.

Images published in the interior portion of the journal may be resized to fit the aspects of the trim size.

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3rd Christian Anthology: Title TBA

We are proud to announce our third Christian poetry anthology. The anthology will contain a collection of poetry from select authors. Below are the submission guidelines. We look forward to the reading pleasure.

The reading period is open until further notice.

Please send a maximum of 5 poems (no fiction). Upload your submission via our online submission manager.  
   
All work received will automatically be considered for the Torrid Literature Journal.
   
Poets will retain all rights to their work after the anthology is published
   
Simultaneous submissions are fine, however please notify us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. We will respond within usually 10 weeks.

No monetary compensation or royalties will be paid by the publisher. Contributors selected will receive a free hard copy of the anthology once it is published along with the option to purchase additional copies of the book at a discounted cost (plus shipping). The contributor is welcome to purchase the book for re-sell purposes.

Details on where to purchase and/or download the book will be released at a later time.

All work submitted should be previously unpublished, this means your work has not appeared anywhere, in print or on the web (i.e. social networking sites, blogs, etc.).

TL Publishing Group acquires one-time electronic and print publication rights. All rights revert to the author upon publication. Writers are welcomed to publish their work again after it has appeared in our publication.

Submitting your poetry constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined herein.
 
Please direct all questions to christianliterature@torridliterature.com.

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