Express yourself in Austin Living lit mag

Published 11:01 am Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Austin Living is seeking local literary and art submissions to print in the July-August issue in the fourth year of the literary magazine section called Austin Expression.

We will accept submissions from artists/writers who live or work in Austin/Mower County and the surrounding area, along with people who have a direct tie to Austin (Austin natives/AHS grads now living out of state will be accepted).

Artists will not be paid for publication.

How to submit

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Please include name and contact information (phone number and email) with submissions.

Submissions deadline: May 25

Send submissions to with “Austin Expression” in the subject line. Please include a short bio that includes ties to Austin/Mower County.

What we’re accepting: We’re accepting essentially anything that can be printed or represented in a magazine format. If you’re not sure, submit anyway.

What to submit

Visual pieces — Must be submitted as print-ready .jpgs

•Illustrations, photos, paintings, etc.

•We’ll also accept submissions of images of mixed media, sculptures, clay and other such pieces pieces.

•Graphic novel (1-2 page previews/snippets)

•Please submit largest possible file sizes, even if that means sending photos in multiple emails.

Text — Must be submitted electronically.

Either in an email or .doc  

•Poetry/song lyrics

•Short fiction/nonfiction (up to 1,500 words)

•We’d also take selected pieces from a larger book or work as long as they fit the guidelines (up to 1,500 words)