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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Khadijah Queen, Rae Armantrout, Kathy Fish, Robert Vivian, Itiola Jones, Andrea Rexilius, Eric Baus, Maya Salameh, Kiki Petrosino, Kathryn Winograd, Philip Metres, Leonora Simonovis, makalani bandale,
Web, Print
Reading Period: 
Mar 21 to Jun 21
Reporting Time: 
Greater than 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
30- 60
Contributor copies only
Issues per Year: 
2 (online & in print)
Issue Price: 
Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

We seek to publish unorthodox approaches to form and aesthetics. We love work that is nongenre, those that straddle multiple categories. We want memorable, haunting approaches to art and language that turn us inside out and convey novel insights into the human experience. 

Sublingua Prize for poetry 

Winner is awarded $1000

2019 judge: Dorothea Lasky 

2020 judge: Khadijah Queen 

Tips From the Editor

Our print issues and online Fissured Tongue Volumes are the best way to get a sense of what we are looking for.

Contact Information

Nawal Nader-French, Editor
P.O. Box 2044
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Last updated: Jul 01, 2021