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ANMLY: General Submissions

We accept poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and translations submissions through our Submittable platform only. 

Please send Folio Proposals to Gillian Joseph and Lip Manegio at Folio proposals are accepted fee-free on a rolling basis year-round.

Please send Comics submissions to

General submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, comics, and translation are open October 1 – February 1 and May 1 – August 1. 

We do not accept AI-generated or AI-assisted prose or art. AI-assisted poetry may be sent in so long as it is clarified in the cover letter that AI-based technologies were employed.

**ANNOUNCEMENT: Fees will be waived for all Black and Indigenous writers to support those most targeted by state violence. Email editor [at] anomalouspress [dot] org to request a fee waiver.

About the Journal

Anomaly is an international journal of literature and the arts. We provide a platform for works of art that challenge conventions of form and format, of voice and genre.

Anomaly is committed to actively seeking out and promoting the work of marginalized and underrepresented artists, including especially people of color, women, queer, disabled, neurodivergent, and gender nonconforming artists. Anomaly recognizes that, as Kazim Ali wrote brilliantly to Aimee Nezhukumatathil: “The notion of an unbiased concept “literary merit” is an inherently and inescapably racist principle. An institution that relies on it is by definition a white supremacist institution.” Anomaly recognizes that aesthetics are not neutral, and that difference tends to be marginalized.