VISIBLE INK IS CURRENTLY 
OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS

For our 29th issue, our theme is: 'The End'


Now, that may sound a little bleak, but justifiable, given our current circumstances—it really seems lately like we are slouching towards the apocalypse. However, not many know, but the word apocalypse originally meant “truthful revelation". Or, maybe you can find inspiration in the words of Kurt Vonnegut: "Nothing in real life ever ends".

We are encouraging applicants to broadly interpret this concept of “The End”, considering how it applies to varying aspects of the human experience.

All authors and artists retain copyright over their work, however, by submitting, grant Visible Ink a non-exclusive irrevocable license to publish their content in any format. Visible Ink will be paying contributors for their input in the completed anthology.

We at Visible Ink recognise the institutionalised violence and oppression of marginalised voices, and encourage submissions from refugees, people of colour, members of the LGBTI community, those of lower socio-economic backgrounds, those with diverse backgrounds and those with impairments/disabilities.

Submissions enquiries can be sent to submissionsvisibleink@gmail.com

Ends on July 31, 2017$7.00
$7.00

 — All submissions must be original, unpublished works that have not previously won any competitions or prizes.

 — Submissions may not currently be submitted or under consideration for another publication

 —  All written submissions (fiction, narrative non-fiction and interviews) must be maximum 2,000 words; poetry, maximum 50 lines; flash fiction, maximum 250 words

 —  Font size: 12-pt 

 — Double Spaced (Does not apply to poetry)

 — Please upload your work as a Word.doc file.

 — Do not include your name or details anywhere in the document file. This is to ensure your work is read anonymously.

 — You will need to include with your submission with a cover letter that includes your name, a 50-word bio, email address and phone number.
    
 — Written submissions are limited to one entry per person.

 — There is an AUD$7.00 entrance fee for all written submissions of waged applicants; however, we are willing to waive submission fees for those in difficult circumstances.
Email submissionsvisibleink@gmail.com for more details about submission fees.

 — All submissions must be received before 11.59pm 31st of July 2017.

Visible Ink reserves the right to disregard any works submitted that do not follow these guidelines.

We at Visible Ink recognise the institutionalised violence and oppression of marginalised voices, and encourage submissions from refugees, people of colour, members of the LGBTI community, those of lower socio-economic backgrounds, those with diverse backgrounds and those with impairments/disabilities.

*Unpublished refers to any work not published by print or online publications. Any works published on personal social media are therefore eligible for submission.

 

 


Ends on July 31, 2017$7.00
$7.00
 — All submissions must be original, unpublished* works that have not previously won any competitions or prizes.

 — Submissions may not currently be submitted or under consideration for another publication.

 — We accept any form of art that can be printed on the page including illustration, photography, graphic design, painting and collage.

 — Submissions are to be sent as low-resolution images no higher than 72dpi and no larger than 250kb. If your image is selected for publication, we will contact you for a high-resolution version.

 — All images must be in JPEG format.

 — Accepted submissions will be printed in colour (unless submitted/specified to be printed in grayscale).

 — Each image must be saved as your initials and numbered if you submit two different files (e.g. initials_1.jpg, initials_2.jpg). The number used in the title must correspond with a name given to the artwork and should be included at the bottom of the cover letter (e.g. 1.Grape).

 — You will need to include with your submission a cover letter that includes your name, a 50-word bio, email address and phone number.

 — Please indicate in your cover letter if images are part of a series or individual pieces.

 — A total of three images per person may be submitted. A submission of one portfolio allowed per person.

 — Pieces that are part of a series of artwork will be accepted but not necessarily published as a completed series. Some works may be selected while others may not.

 — There is an AUD$7.00 entrance fee for image submissions, however, this is the total fee for each submitter regardless of whether one or three images are submitted. However, we are willing to waive submission fees for those in difficult circumstances.

Email submissionsvisibleink@gmail.com for more details about submissions.

 — All submissions must be received before 11.59pm 31st of July 2017.


Visible Ink reserves the right to disregard any works submitted that do not follow these guidelines.

We at Visible Ink recognise the institutionalised violence and oppression of marginalised voices, and encourage submissions from refugees, people of colour, members of the LGBTI community, those of lower socio-economic backgrounds, those with diverse backgrounds and those with impairments/disabilities.

*Unpublished refers to any work not published by print or online publications. Any works published on personal social media are therefore eligible for submission.