Guidelines

Concrete Literary Magazine accepts unsolicited submissions from registered students of Emerson College, including fiction, non-fiction, screenplay, and anything else you deem “prose,” as well as poetry.

Submitting to the Print Issue
Our submission period for the print issue lasts from September 1 to January 19.

Prose submissions must be between 1,000 and 6,000 words. Please do not submit more than three prose submissions for consideration in one reading period.

Poems submitted to the Print Issue must be less than five pages. Please do not submit more than three poems for consideration in one reading period. Please submit each individual poem as a separate submission.

Submissions should be delivered electronically via Submittable at concretelitmag.com/submit. Please also include a cover sheet that includes your name, Emerson ID, email address, phone number, and the title and genre of the work submitted. Do not include your name within the document of the piece.

Submitting to the Online Issues
Our submission period for each online issue begins on the first day of the month and ends on 11:59 PM on the fourteenth day of the month.

Prose submissions must be under 1,000 words. Please do not submit more than three prose submissions for consideration in one reading period.

Poems submitted must be less than five pages. Please do not submit more than three poems for consideration in one reading period. Please submit each individual poem as a separate submission.

Submissions should be delivered electronically via Submittable at concretelitmag.com/submit. Please also include a cover sheet that includes your name, Emerson ID, email address, phone number, and the title and genre of the work submitted. Do not include your name within the document of the piece.

Please do not submit to both the Print and Online categories simultaneously. After receiving notification of our publication decision regarding your submission to one category, you are welcome to submit separately to the other category available.