580 Split

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Call for Submissions


Beyond. Beyond the physical realm. Beyond what’s deemed normal. Beyond what’s considered possible. Beyond even our conception of reality.

This is the work of the Artist. Ever striving to see the world from outside the world as we know it, the culmination of our unique set of experiences. To be outside oneself can stretch the bounds of what one is capable of. And we are interested in this stretching…

We seek the places, the spaces, the moments that exist at once everywhere, unknown and uncharted. Everything beyond and in between. Let the power of your imagination be your guide.

580 Split is now open for submissions. We’re interested in stories, essays, poems, and visual arts submissions that speak to this idea of Transcendence. Our 18th annual journal: Transcendence will be published in Spring 2016.

Deadline for submissions is midnight, Sunday, November 15th, 2015.

Submission Guidelines
We use Submittable to manage all submissions. Sign up for free online. Please do not send any submissions via mail or email: they will not be considered.

Do not submit previously published work. We accept simultaneous submissions, however, please notify us immediately upon acceptance of your work elsewhere via the Submission Manager. All rights revert to the author(s) upon publication. Include your contact information in the separate box on the Submissions page. Please do not include contact information (name, address, etc.) in the file of your work. Unfortunately we cannot pay you for your work, but those accepted for publication will receive a free copy of the journal.
About 580 Split
580 Split is an annual journal of arts and literature published by graduate students of the English Department at Mills College. This national literary journal includes innovative and risk-taking fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art and is one of the few literary journals carried by the Oakland Public Library. 580 Split is also distributed in well-known Bay Area bookstores.

To view a recent issue, please visit: http://www.mills.edu/academics/graduate/eng/about/580_split.php

For any other questions, please contact: five80split (at) gmail (dot) com