How to submit


The DEADLINE for submissions for Issue 2 closes OCT. 13, 2017.

Latin@ Literatures is currently accepting essays, reviews, short prose fiction (up to 10,000 words), poetry (no more than 5 poems per contribution), and plastic art in visual format.

All fiction, poetry, and art must be representative of Latina/o artistic production. All other submissions must engage in topics in Latina/o culture and/or be of relevance to the Latina/o community.

All written works may be submitted in either English or Spanish or a combination of both languages. All written texts must adhere to current MLA standards and use endnotes rather than footnotes.

Unless they exceed e-mail server capacity, all materials must be submitted electronically via e-mail attachment to:  Written texts must be submitted in Microsoft Word format (.doc), plain text (.txt), and/or appropriate html file. The name of the author must not appear within the submitted text or attachment, but in the header and body of the e-mail. The word “SUBMISSION” (in all caps) must also appear in the header of the e-mail. All materials must be attached individually: one attachment file per image, per text sample, per video, etc.

Review Process:

Latin@ Literatures is a refereed journal. In the process of assessment, the editorial board conducts an internal review before nominating texts for additional peer review. If an additional peer review is recommended, the text is sent anonymously to other professional reviewers. A final decision for publication is made upon the reviewers’ evaluation. Upon recommendation from the editorial board, work that is rejected may be resubmitted after revision for an additional review. Latin@ Literatures accepts work currently under review by other publications, but may chose to withdraw from review if the work is published in a publication other than Latin@ Literatures.


All authors and artists retain copyright and may reprint or republish with appropriate acknowledgement of its publication in Latin@ LiteraturesLatin@ Literatures retains copyrights of all issues, the website, and its contents as a whole. No work may be reproduced without the author’s expressed written consent.


Latin@ Literatures publishes art in visual and audio formats. All art work must be original art work and the artist is expected to own copyright of all images, sounds, and scripts used for publication. Appropriate formats for multimedia work include, mp3, html, jpeg, gif, wmv, mp4, and mov.


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