feelszine Open Call Submission

Interested in being a Feels contributor? Fantastic!

We are currently accepting submissions for Issue 22: Dreaming

deadline: February 29 2024
release date: July 2024


What does it mean to dream? What is our relationship to dreaming? Whether we mean the conscious or unconscious kind, our dreams can motivate, frighten, and delight us. They can divide or connect us; confuse us or bring us clarity; inspire or halt us. They can be our catalyst, yet can be snuffed out in an instant. How do we interpret, understand, and respond to our dreams? What are they telling us? In issue 22, we explore our dreaming experiences—both awake, and asleep. 

We accept all forms of written and visual artistic expression, as long as we can print it. Please read our Community Guidelines at feelszine.com for more info about our publication, and our Submissions page for formatting your work. This issue will be risograph printed so please be aware that we may ask for edits to your visual art pieces! We are working toward offering a small honourarium for your submission, so this will most likely be paid, woohoo!

Please send all submissions to submittofeels@gmail.com


We accept:

Writing: poetry, personal essays, fictional stories, interview proposals.

Visual Art: photography, illustration, art, typography.

Have an idea for a submission not listed above? Send us an email with your proposal, we’re eager to read it.

Before submitting, please read our COMMUNITY GUIDELINES.

We welcome (and encourage) people of all diverse experiences, abilities and communities to submit their work. Your voice is important, and we would like to support it. The more voices we hear, the more we can learn from one another.

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Submission Guidelines

1. Please title your email submissions using the following: “FEELS Submission – Issue ___ – [Your name as it should appear in the issue if accepted] – Title of Submission”

2. If submitting a collection of works, please submit all in one email with the name of the collection as the title.

3. If submitting multiple separate works for the same issue, please submit each individually.

4. Art submissions: FEELS is 7.5″ x 9.5″ with a 0.125″ bleed. Please be advised that we will recolour or ask you to recolour your artwork as we print in specific risograph ink colours.

5. Longform written submissions: the maximum word count for submissions is 1200 words. Please submit as a word document or using Google Docs. 

6. Please indicate in the body of your email the country you are submitting from, as we publish a majority Canadian content as a Canadian publication, but do include global contributors as well. 

Please send all submissions to submittofeels@gmail.com. If you do not receive a reply to your email confirming it has reached us, please follow up with our main email, hellofeelszine@gmail.com.

We kindly request submissions are limited to one or two works due to the high volume of submissions we receive, and please have patience with us in responding to new emails–we promise to reply to each and every one.

Website link: https://feelszine.com/

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