SUBMISSIONS

SUBMISSIONS FOR 2019 ARE CLOSED AND WILL REOPEN IN EARLY 2020.

PLEASE KEEP AN EYE ON OUR SCHEDULING PAGE FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

Failure to follow these guidelines will result in your work being disregarded.

 

We publish three online issues a year.

Head over to our scheduling page for further details regarding our themed issues.

SEND YOUR SUBMISSIONS TO: vampcatsubmit@yahoo.com

For all submissions, please include the following:

  • Name (as you would like it to be printed)

  • Title of work(s)

  • Brief third-person bio (including any social media links and/or author website, if applicable)

  • A stock image to accompany your work (see below for website suggestions, if needed)

 

 

GENERAL RULES

 

  • Only send ONE submission at a time.

  • For poetry, only send a maximum of TWO poems at a time.

  • Please make sure all attachments are sent as a Microsoft Doc. or Docx.

  • All submissions must be previously unpublished works (this includes publications on your own website or blog).

  • Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please let us know immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

  • Profanity, sex and violence are permitted; however, anything obscenely gratuitous or resembling pornography will be rejected immediately.

 

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WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

Short Fiction

Min: 1,000 words. Max: 5,000 words.

Flash Fiction & Flash Non-Fiction

Under 1,000 words.

Essay

Min: 1,500 words. Max: 7,000 words.

Memoir

Max: 2,000 – 4,000 words.

 

Poetry

Please send over a maximum of TWO poems at once.

No word count limit but please don't go crazy!

Personal Health Stories

Min: 500 words. Max: 3,000 words.

Film & Music

We are NOT looking for reviews.

Min: 400 words. Max: 3,000 words.

Travel

Min: 500 words. Max: 2,500 words.

 

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RESPONSE TIME

 

Our goal is to respond to all submissions as quickly as possible. If it has been longer than a month, feel free to email us. Please allow up to ONE month for a reply to your submission.

Should you receive a rejection, please wait until the next round of submissions before submitting again. Whether accepted or not, we promise to do our best to respond to everyone.

If you have any questions about your submission, please contact: vampcatmag@yahoo.com

 

 

RIGHTS

 

By submitting to Vamp Cat Magazine, you are agreeing to grant us First Electronic Rights and Archival Rights if your work is accepted. All other rights remain with the author. If your work is republished, we would really appreciate it if you made sure that the second publication provides a credit and link back, indicating that Vamp Cat Magazine was the first to publish your work.

 

 

EDITING

 

Once you submit your work, we may edit and make notes. However, any editorial changes we make will always be done with the writer. Nothing will ever be done without the writer's approval.

 

 

PAYMENT

 

Unfortunately, we are unable to pay contributors at this time. All we can offer is love, support, promotion and a lasting relationship with our wonderful writers.

 

We will do our absolute best to promote your work on our social media platforms and, once you're a part of the Vamp Cat universe, we'll happily support any of your future writing projects.

 

 

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VAMP CAT DOES NOT SUPPORT

 

Any racist, homophobic, sexist, Islamophobic or snarky content.

We will set our vicious cats on you. They may look cute but they have fangs.

 

 

 

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https://unsplash.com

https://www.pexels.com

https://pixabay.com

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