Timothy McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern
is accepting unsolicited pieces
in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and photography for an upcoming issue devoted to work by
immigrant and refugee authors.
immigrant or refugee writer living in the United States or abroad.
Pieces will be judged based on literary merit. Your
work, however, must explore, explicitly or obliquely, issues of immigration,
exile, refuge, displacement, resettlement, belonging, assimilation, exclusion,
inclusion—in short, themes relevant to immigrant and refugee communities.
Submissions open until: 9/25
submissions should be no longer than 7,000 words. Please submit only one story at a time. (We
are not considering
unsolicited novel excerpts.)
submissions should be no longer than 5,000 words. Please submit only one essay at a time.
should be no more than forty lines. Please submit no more than three poems per submission.
We accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you notify
us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.
We do not accept work that has been previously published,
including online publications and blogs.