C/LS publishes short stories, poems, and imaginative essays in the field of Chicana/Latina Studies.
Submissions are accepted year-round. All submissions should be typed, and all prose should be double-spaced. Use standard fonts and formatting, including margins of at least one inch, and include your name on cover page (no where else on document). We do not consider work that has been previously published anywhere, including online publications, and we do not read simultaneous submissions.
Creative works may be written in Spanish, English, Spanglish or any combination of languages. Contributors are required to be paid members of Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social.
For poetry, send a selection of 5-7 poems contained within a single document.
For fiction and essays, send only one selection at a time.
All manuscripts must be submitted through email or regular mail in hard copy. E-mail submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
We prefer electronic submissions, but we also accept hard copy submissions. Hard copy submissions should follow the above guidelines, and should be printed single-sided. A self-addressed, stamped envelope, must accompany the submission, which may be sent to the attention of the creative writing editor at:
Patricia Trujillo, C/LS Creative Writing Editor
Northern New Mexico College
921 Paseo de Oñate
Española, NM 87532
Authors whose work is accepted for publication grant C/LS first North American serial rights, and in return, contributors receive three copies each of the issue in which their work appears, in token payment.