Name attachment with the title of the piece.
A cover letter with contact information and bio in the third person is required, but DO NOT submit that information in your poem attachment, use the Cover Letter / Biography text field to submit your bio and cover letter.
Please submit only one poem or image per file. If you submit more than one poem or image per file, your submission will be deleted. You may upload up to six poems or images in one submission.
We are now accepting submissions continually. Please report your submissions to Duotrope! It helps us a great deal. Only query after three months have past.
Any and all submission sent through email, and not through the submission manager will be deleted. Please do not include any identifying information within your upload. If your submission has any identifying information on the document you submit, we will delete it.
We only accept two submissions per author/ artist per year. So about every 6 months, you can send a new submission. (Except during the month of April 2013. During Poetry Month, we invite you to submit as many times as you like!) We publish in January/February and July/August each year.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome with IMMEDIATE notification of acceptance elsewhere, it is only polite. No previously published work, please!
OVS Magazine will hold the First North American Electronic Serial Rights for the piece for the issue in which the piece is printed. At the end of the month, rights revert back to the author, though OVS Magazine reserves the rights to archive the piece. If the piece is chosen to appear in a later print edition, the author will be contacted for OVS Magazine to reserve First North American Print Serial Rights. OVS Magazine cannot offer payment for accepted submissions to the magazine. Each contributor will receive a free PDF copy of the journal.