Written by Ella Peary May 23rd, 2019

SICK: Now Seeking Submissions

A brand-new magazine written by people experiencing chronic illness and disability, SICK is seeking submissions for online publication. They publish thoughtful writing on a wide variety of topics: arts, culture, politics, feminism, lifestyle, sports, music, literature, and more. SICK hopes to showcase the unique perspectives of people experiencing chronic illness and disability, in relation to life’s many layers.

Now through June 1st, SICK is accepting submissions for their introductory edition, which will give readers a taste of their first full issue scheduled for publication in 2020. Submitting authors can expect a response by June 10th.

Authors may submit: personal essays, 1,000 words or fewer; political op-eds, 1,000 words or fewer; interviews with writers, artists, creatives, or entrepreneurs, 1,000 words or fewer; short stories, 1,500 words or fewer; flash fiction; creative nonfiction, 1,500 words or fewer; features on health, illness, disability, feminism, arts, culture, lifestyle, or music, 1,500 words or fewer; poetry, up to five poems; photography, illustration, collage, or other visual art, six to eight images.

SICK pays £0.10 per word and £30 for poems, photographs, illustrations, collages, and other art pieces. They accept submissions via email, not online or by post.

If you would like to learn more or submit to SICK, please visit their website here.

Bio: Ella Peary is the pen name for an author, editor, creative writing mentor, and submission consultant who works for Authors Publish. Over the past five years she’s written hundreds of articles for Authors Publish, and she’s also served as a copy writer and copy editor for a wide range of organizations and individuals. You can contact her at ellapeary@gmail.com.


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