Call For Submissions – Proyecto Latina Chapbook

!Felicicadades! Proyecto Latina is soon to be completing its 7th year! To celebrate this milestone, we are creating an anthology of the voices, artwork, and chisme that have made Proyecto Latina thrive as a safe and vibrant space for Latina creativity in Chicago.  We want to include your best work that represents your collaboration with Proyecto Latina’s mission and values in our anthology. We look forward to reading your submission.


We accept electronic submissions to online submissions manager

Submission fee $15, payable through the online submission manager.  (We know.  We don’t like submission fees either, but all fees go toward the cost of printing so that we can make this happen).

Online deadline: November 15, 2012

Accepting original writing and artwork, all genres.

Include cover page with: brief bio, specific relationship to Proyecto Latina’s activities, and acknowledgments and complete publication information of works that have been previously published.

Your full name is your entry/submission title

Your writing should be a Microsoft Word file; art should be TIFF file

Simultaneous submissions ok provided we are notified immediately of acceptance elsewhere

English, Spanish, and Spanglish are welcome. 


Microsoft Word submissions only; use a 12-point standard typeface (e.g., Courier, Times, or similar font)

Number all pages

Name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail address in the top left corner of the first page

Title and author name at top left of each succeeding page

For fiction and novel excerpts, include word count at the top right corner of the first page

Fiction: 4000 words maximum.  Double-spaced with minimum 1-inch margins all around.

Flash fiction to 750 words. Three stories maximum per submission.

Experimental/hybrid/cross-genre work to 12 pages.

Poetry: No maximum length.  Up to five poems per submission.  Single-spaced okay.

Short Plays: Up to 15 pages

Novel Excerpts: Self-contained or standalone chapters or excerpts of up to 4000 words

We will begin our reviewing  from November to February and will contact you to confirm

if your work has been accepted.

Questions about the process? Contact Paloma Martinez Cruz –

Submit your work at the link below:

Submit to Proyecto Latina

Click the Pay Pal button to process your $15 submission fee. Submissions without the submission fee payment will not be considered.

One Response to “Call For Submissions – Proyecto Latina Chapbook”

  1. Yolanda Nieves says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to submit.

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