We are looking for submissions of poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction and visual art. Writing that grabs us conveys a unique perspective and honest insight into our world. We are especially interested in underrepresented voices of all kinds, and we want to see submissions from women writers and artists of all races, sexualities, nationalities, religions.,
We also want to see submissions from disabled and people with controversial and different views.
We pay £50 for each submission that we accept and publish. We can provide feedback, if you would like.
We want to hear from you, about your experiences of the criminal justice system, particularly about how you were treated in the courts, by the police and judges, by your own lawyers and mental health professionals.
Which agencies helped you? Was probation supportive? We are all writers and artists, so simultaneous submission is encouraged, but please let us know Immediately if it has been accepted elsewhere. Previously published work will not be considered, and this includes work published on social media and personal websites. If it is available publicly online, that means it is published.
Once you have received a response to a submission, please wait two months before sending us a new work. Submitting is free.
We are now open for submissions for our Autumn issue, with a focus on housing, domestic abuse and mental health.
1.) We will remain open To submissions until 31st October 2021 with scheduled printing of the Autumn issue coming the beginning of Autumn 2021
2.) We don’t take many current event pieces as with time between acceptance andpublication they are often outdated or no longer relevant.But right now we invite Black creators to send us work of any kind, and we will have a section in The View Autumn 2021 dedicated to amplifying your voices.And, the pieces don’t have to be about current events, or politics (although they can be if that is what you want). Just be a Black author or artist, creating what you love.
3.) Written submissions SHOULD be from 500 to 2 000 words. We reserve the right to edit content for grammatical corrections and spelling, however we never change the meaning of what you are stating. It is important that your writing / art reflects your own experience.
There is no minimum number of words, although we most frequently publish non-fiction between 500-5,000 words. We accept up to three prose submissions per author as long as the total number of words is less than 7,500. All genres and subjects are welcomed and encouraged. They must be about your own personal experiences, however. Save submissions as either .doc or .rtf format, and include your contact information and the work’s title and word count in the document.
Up to six poems are accepted per submission, and all forms and subjects are encouraged. Save submissions as either .doc or .rtf format, and be sure to include your contact information and the title(s) in the document.
Visual Arts Submissions:
We would like to see artwork and photography in all media and of subjects. Up to six visual arts submissions are accepted at once, and can either be thumbnails or full size images. You can also include a document (in .doc or .rtf format) with a write-up of your work.
The View Magazine is published only in and print form. We pay £50 for every ACCEPTED submission. Payment is within 30 days of publication, and we take first publication rights exclusively for six months, with non-exclusive archival rights thereafter. All other rights revert to the author upon publication, although if the piece is reprinted, please be sure to acknowledge The View Magazine as its first publication. The View Magazine is published quarterly in January April, July and October We are now accepting submissions exclusively via email. Click on this link