Barzakh Literary Magazine

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Literary Magazine

Barzakh is currently accepting original art, poetry, and prose submissions for our Winter 2022 issue! 

The editors are looking for prose, poetry, visual art, and more.

  • Prose (Fiction/Creative Nonfiction/Essay/Criticism) – One single submission including up to 10,000 words total (one piece or multiple shorter pieces).
  • Poetry – One single submission including up to five poems
  • Multigenre/Hybrid/Digital Work – One single submission including up to five works
  • Visual Art – One single submission including up to six pieces.

The deadline for submissions is October 31st, 2022.

You can submit as many as two submissions to Barzakh per reading period. Any submissions after two will not be considered.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but please let us know immediately if your piece is accepted elsewhere. Be sure to include a brief third-person biography, in a language of your choice, with your cover letter so that we may properly credit your work should it be accepted. Barzakh is currently a non-paying market.

In the interest of accessibility, they accept submissions by postal mail. If you would like to submit by mail, please send your work to Barzakh Magazine c/o Christy O’Callaghan-Leue, Department of English, HU 374, University at Albany, SUNY, 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12222. Typed manuscripts are preferred, but we will also accept handwritten work. Snail mail submissions are always free, but if you would like your manuscript returned to you be sure to include a self-addressed & stamped envelope:


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