Progenitor Art & Literary Journal accepts submissions from published and unpublished writers, students and the writing community. Submissions for Progenitor Art & Literary Journal are chosen by the Progenitor staff in a blind process. Progenitor only accepts submissions through Submittable.
You may submit original, unpublished work only in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, graphic novel excerpts and screenplay excerpts.
DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE MANUSCRIPT ITSELF OR IN THE FILE NAME FOR THE MANUSCRIPT. Use title of piece for file name.
Poetry: you may submit once and upload up to three poem files per submission. Your name must not appear on the manuscript nor in the file name for the manuscript. Text Requirements: 12 pt. font, Times New Roman, single space for poetry. Please include title on all poems submitted.
Fiction and Nonfiction: you may submit once and upload up to two fiction or nonfiction files per submission. Each prose work should not exceed 2500 words. Your name must not appear on the manuscript nor in the file name for the manuscript. Text Requirements: 12 pt. font, Times New Roman, double-space for prose. Please include titles on the manuscripts.
Art and Photography:
You may submit once and upload up to three files per submission. Your name must not appear on the work or on the file names.
Visual Art Requirements: 8 megapixels or higher for art work or photography. If work is selected, you may be asked to provide a new file with the appropriate production values.
Cover Letter Guidelines:
Please fill out the cover letter for your submission including Colorado Residency status and ACC student status if you are submitting as a student. Give your full name, email address, phone number and titles of your entries. Include a short 25-word bio for the Progenitor in case your work is accepted. Also note the type medium for your art or photography work.
Please proofread your work carefully before submitting. Once decisions are made, we will notify you by email whether your work has been accepted or declined.