Six Hens is looking for true stories about the moments that define and redefine. Our writers take us to the places and events that changed what they believe in, changed how they see their place in the world, and changed them. Through their storytelling, they change us.
The editors are seeking submissions for the second issue to be published this September.
Writers are invited to submit strong first-person nonfiction about places and events that changed what they believe in, changed how they see themselves in this world, and how they were changed. Stories should reveal the moments that separate life into before and after.
Word length: up to 2K words per story. Submissions should be previously unpublished.
Payment: $50 per story.
Suzanne Galante serves as Editor-in-Chief.
Deadline: August 10, 2015.
Who: Women writers.
What we’re looking for: Make us feel something.
Submission deadline: August 10, 2015
Six Hens features true stories about the moments that define and redefine. Our writers take us to the places and events that changed what they believe in, changed how they see their place in the world, and changed them. Through their storytelling, they change us. We are looking for powerful, first-person nonfiction about the moments that segment life into before and after.
Your submission should be previously unpublished. Please limit your piece to 2000 words. If the piece is an excerpt from a larger work, please make sure the submitted section can stand on its own. The deadline for submitting to our next issue is August 10, 2015. Selected writers be contacted on or before September 7, 2015, and may have an opportunity to submit a relevant photo to accompany their writing. Featured writers will receive $50.
Publication date for the next issue is September 21, 2015. We are not accepting fiction or poetry at this time. Your submission automatically subscribes you to the Six Hens quarterly email magazine. Submissions received after August 10, 2015 will be considered for subsequent issues.
Terms and conditions: By submitting your work to Six Hens, the writer grants Six Hens royalty-free rights to publish the piece in its online literary journal. The author may publish the work elsewhere after it appears on Six Hens, but it is the author’s responsibility to notify any future publishers that the work first appeared in Six Hens, and Six Hens maintains the right to include the work in future anthologies or collections. The author acknowledges that this work is an original piece of writing and has not been accepted by another publisher.
Submissions not selected for publication will be deleted.