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Likhaan Journal Now Accepting Submissions

21 February 2010
Likhaan Journal Now Accepting Submissions
• For its fourth issue, Likhaan: the journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature 4, will accept submissions in the following genres, in both English and Filipino:

• Short stories ranging from about 12 to 30 pages double-spaced, in 11-12 points Times New Roman, New York, Palatino, Book Antiqua, Arial or some such standard font. (A suite of short pieces will be considered.)

• A suite of four to seven poems, out of which the editors might choose three to five. (Long poems will be considered in lieu of a suite.)

• Creative nonfiction (essays, memoirs, profiles, etc.), subject to the same length limitations as short stories (see above).

• Critical/ scholarly essays, subject to the same length limitations as short stories (see above).

• Excerpts from graphic novels, or full short graphic stories, for reproduction in black and white on no more than 10 printed pages, 6” x 9”. (Excerpts should be accompanied by a synopsis of the full narrative.)

• All submissions must be original, and previously unpublished.

• All submissions must be accompanied by a biographical sketch (no more than one or two short paragraphs) of the author, including contact information (address, telephone number, E-mail address).

• Submissions may be E-mailed to likhaanjournal4@gmail.com as Rich Text Format (.rtf) files, or posted to The Editors, Likhaan Journal, UP Institute of Creative Writing, Rizal Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, 1101.

• All submissions should be received (whether by E-mail or post) no later than April 30, 2010.

• Submissions which do not follow page and format requirements will be disqualified.

• All submissions will undergo a strict pre-screening and blind refereeing process by the editors, and a panel of referees composed of eminent writers and critics from within and outside the University of the Philippines.

• Writers whose work will be accepted for publication will receive a substantial cash payment and a copy of the published journal.

• The editors reserve the right to edit any and all materials accepted for publication.

• The editors may also solicit or commission special, non-refereed articles outside the aforementioned genres and categories to enhance the editorial content and balance of the journal.

• Please direct any and all inquiries to the editors at likhaanjournal4@gmail.com
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