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QUICK AND EASY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR EAB PUBLISHING

 

EAB Publishing seeks short stories and non-fiction of no more than 5000 words, mixed-media, and poetry for Midnight Circus. Each issue of Midnight Circus has a theme. Writers wishing to submit stories and/or poems must adhere to that theme if they wish EAB Publishing to take their submissions seriously.

 

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EAB is currently closed to novel, novella, collected works, and chapbook submissions. We are open to artists interested in publishing graphic novels or submitting art for book covers for Midnight Circus. Artists interested in submitting a portfolio should contact us at eabpublishing@gmail.com

 

EAB Publishing will not consider pornography or gratuitous violence. We’re not prudes. We understand sex happens and violence occurs in real life. Therefore, it may in your work, but there better be a damn good reason for it or chances are we will pass on your submission.

 

 

 

Winter 2017

Spring 2017

2016 - 2017 MIDNIGHT CIRCUS THEMES

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  • FORMATTING

    EAB Publishing only accepts .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .rtf submissions attached to emails.

     

    Please let us know what you are submitting and what issue of MIDNIGHT CIRCUS you are submitting to in the subject box of the email, like this:

     

    WINTER 2013 SUBMISSION: SHORT STORY or SPRING 2014 SUBMISSION: POEM

     

     

     

    EAB Publishing only accepts submissions formatted to our specifications. Please read carefully before submitting.

     

     

     

    PROSE

     

    • 1 inch margins (top, bottom, left, right)
    • Double-spaced
    • Page numbers in top right corner
    • Author(s) name(s) on every page in the header near the page number
    • Readable font (Times New Roman or the like)

     

     

    POETRY

     

    • Limit of 5 per theme (send us your best, not the entire chapbook!)
    • 1 inch margins (top, bottom, left, right)
    • Single-spaced, one poem per page
    • Page numbers in top right corner
    • Author(s) name(s) on every page in the header near the page number
    • Readable font

     

     

    ILLUSTRATIONS

     

    • The formatting on these will be taken on a case-by-case basis
    • Any one submitting work in a mixed-media format must first submit a query explaining what the work is before we proceed to the submission process
    • A query email must be labeled clearly in the subject line as well, like this: QUERY ILLUSTRATIONS to eabpublishing@gmail.com

     

  • PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WORK

    EAB Publishing does accept previously published work but with extreme prejudice.

  • SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSIONS

    EAB Publishing does accept simultaneous submissions but beg you please to inform us if your simultaneously submitted work finds a different home while we are reviewing it.

  • RESPONSE TIME

    EAB Publishing will review all submissions once the acceptance period closes. We will respond to all properly formatted submissions within 30 days following the acceptance period.

  • CONTRACT

    All published work will be featured in the seasonal issue of Midnight Circus. The author agrees that their work is original and properly cited. EAB Publishing does not currently pay royalties for publication in Midnight Circus but provides a free digital copy of the magazine in which the author is featured. The author retains the rights to their work, but agrees not to publish the work in another publication until one year after the issue is released.

     

Submissions Open

July 1-31

The theme is "Fall" to be interpreted as you will.

The theme is "Winter" to be interpreted as you will.

The theme is "Spring" to be interpreted as you will.

Submissions Open

October 1-31

Submissions Open

January 1-31

Submissions Open

April 1-31

Fall 2016

Summer 2017

The theme is "Summer" to be interpreted as you will.