We all start somewhere, so "place" is the touchstone the magazine uses for the pieces we publish. However we operate with no narrow definition of that word. The writers we feature take our readers somewhere crucial, defining and relevant.

Submissions should be sent via the online submission system as .doc file in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.

Our new reading period is from August 15th to November 15th and January 15th to April 15th.  Any submissions sent to us outside of our reading periods will be disregarded.  

Many thanks to all of you for sending along your work! Our journal thrives because of the art you put into the world, and we are grateful for your submissions and interest in Silk Road! 

Warmest regards, 


The Editors of Silk Road

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We accept one-act plays up to 20 pages. All submissions must be in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.
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We accept pieces of fiction up to 20 pages. All submissions must be in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.
Non-Fiction submissions up to 20 pages. Please upload your document as .doc file in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.
We accept 5 poems in each submission. Please put all poems in one document as .doc file in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.

We accept translations up to 20 pages, or 5 poems. If you're submitting poems, please put all five in one document. Submit all translation work as a .doc file in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.
We accept first chapters up to 15 pages. All submissions must be in 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced, with one inch margins. The author's name, address, email address, and phone number must be printed on the first page. Please number each page.
Please send up to 5 images of your original artwork in one document as a .jpeg, .png, or .pdf. We are not accepting audio or video at this time.
We love to support and promote our contributors!

Here's a list of what we will promote on social media:
New books, chapbooks, short story collections, films about your work, and any awards you may have received for your literary endeavors.
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This subscription includes 2 Issues per year and is renewable each year. These print copies will be delivered via US Mail to the address you provide. 
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If you are ordering issues between May 15 - August 31, or Dec 15 - January 31, shipping will be delayed.