Our submission period is now twice a year: during the month of May and the month of October. Submissions sent outside of these two periods will not be considered.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Email submissions only.
  • All submissions must include a 1-3 line biography, name, and email address.  We reserve the right to edit bios.
  • Poetry – limit 3 poems; send as an attachment to preserve formatting.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions.
  • Response time is typically within 90 days. Please feel free to query.
  • We do not issue separate author’s consent forms. By submitting, you grant us permission to publish your work, if selected.
  • Carnival is nonpaying.
  • All rights to materials published in Carnival are retained by the individual authors and artists.



Rev. 5/2015