We seek to publish the very best new fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and literary essays by established and emerging writers. All manuscripts are given full consideration. We suggest you first familiarize yourself with Temenos before you submit.
Only previously unpublished work will be considered. We do accept simultaneous submissions, but ask that you inform us immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere. Please read the submission guidelines carefully.
Tips From the Editor
Send Submissions via our submissions management system (Submishmash) Please include a brief cover letter, contact information, and a brief third person bio. All documents must be submitted as .doc or .rtf attachments (not .docx). Include a brief cover letter, contact information, and a brief third person bio. Please send all documents as .doc or .rtf attachments (not .docx), and all images as .tif or .jpg files.
If a piece is accepted, Temenos retains first publishing rights, as well as the right to reprint the piece in any “Best of” editions of the magazine. After publication, all rights revert back to the author.