In 2019 Marrickville Pause will seek to publish 3 issues guest-edited by young and emerging Australian poets: one in June, September and December. If you’re a writer interested in editing an issue, please email a short bio and proposed theme to email@example.com.
The magazine is currently open for submissions to its 6th issue, ‘Circles’, guest-edited by Ho Chi Minh City-based poet, Joel Ephraims. Submissions close May 23rd. Please see below for Joel’s call out and the submission guidelines.
Machine dried circles.
Long inhabited circles.
Terror inducing circles.
Circles inhabited for a short time.
Circles in the state.
Soapy, environmentally-friendly circles.
Circles with animals trapped inside of them.
Circles scattered with yellow leaves.
Hand washed circles.
Magical realist circles.
Circles that stare up at you irresistibly.
Gritty realist circles.
Exponentially growing circles.
Free, but contains advertisements circles.
Circles with Mohawks.
Circles with well-kept stone walls.
Circles wobbling around hips.
Circles with comb-overs.
Circles with crumbling stone walls.
Spend a good Sunday afternoon circles.
Circles on a far away moon.
The theme of this issue is circles.
We want your circles. We need your circles. Sometimes we think we are addicted to your circles.
Unfortunately, we cannot pay you for them.
We cannot make a living off our circles and neither can you.
Joel Ephraims is a NSW South-coast poet. He has two national awards and has been published in many Australian journals and magazines including Overland, Australian Poetry and Mascara. In 2013 he published a chapbook of poetry, Through the Forest, with Australian Poetry and Express Media. He recently had a suite of poems published for The Red Room Company’s The Disappearing and is currently working on his first full-length collection.
– Submissions should be sent as a Word doc. or PDF attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
– Poetry, prose and other forms of writing should be 1.5 spaced in size 12 Times New Roman font. Please send no more than 3 works at a time.
– Illustrations, drawings, photographs and other forms of imagery should be submitted at the actual size.
– Please include a short bio with your submission.
– We accept simultaneous submissions (as long as you let us know if it is accepted elsewhere).
– Unfortunately, no payment can currently be offered as the magazine receives no funding. In the event funding becomes available, paying contributors will become top priority.
– Please allow a couple of weeks after the deadline for a response.
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