Tim Murphy Tribute Feature Submission


The October 10, 2018 submission deadline to the special translation issue has come and gone. (Note, though, that our general submission is open January 1 to July 15 yearly, where you may still submit per the guidelines here).

CALL: We invite submissions for our forthcoming Tim Murphy Tribute Feature, to appear in a forthcoming issue of Able Muse with Guest Editor Richard Wakefied, to be published in a forthcoming issue of Able Muse, Print Edition.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: Poetry, Fiction, Essays, etc.

  • Poems, stories, essays, etc., that have been published or are under consideration elsewhere may not be submitted for publication for the Able Muse Tribute feature. Previously negotiated exceptions may occur.
  • Please, no simultaneous submissions.

LIMITS: Send 1 to 5 poems and a brief bio; and/or 1 essay/story and a brief bio. 

Expected response time is between 2 to 12 weeks. Feel free to query if you haven't heard from us in 12 weeks.

WHEN: Submission for the special issue opened on September 5, 2018 and will close on November 10, 2018.

OTHERS: Able Muse acquires first-time publication rights, whether electronic or print. We reserve the right to republish the poem or article in some future electronic and/or print anthology. Electronic back issues of Able Muse are archived indefinitely. All other rights revert to the author six months after publication. In case of republication we ask that you acknowledge Able Muse as the original place of publication.

Able Muse is a not-for-profit publication. For work appearing in the print edition, we pay one contributor copy.

TRACKING: Please, track your submissions and our response time on Duotrope.

ONLINE SUBMISSION:We prefer that submissions be made via our online submission form below, but we will accept emails addressed to:  . The subject line should read as follows: Tribute Issue. Your last name, Your first name. Number of entries. (Example: Tribute Issue. Jones. Johanna. 5 poems.)