Submission Guidelines

TACENDA LITERARY MAGAZINE Tacenda Literary Magazine features fiction and nonfiction on crime and punishment. These creative works include poetry, short stories, essays, and plays. You can review a free copy of our most recent issue, or purchase a beautiful print edition on Amazon. We accept submissions for the next Tacenda on a rolling basis. If you would like to see your work in Tacenda, please review our Tacenda Submissions Details.


BLEAKHOUSE REVIEW Submission to BleakHouse Review, our online literary magazine, is by invitation only. Published annually, the Review features writing, art, and photography from devoted members of our press. However, if you would like to be more involved with our work, please reach out to our editor and publisher, Robert Johnson, at


BOOKS BleakHouse publishes one book of poetry every year. Take a look at all BleakHouse books and e-books. Unsolicited book submissions are welcome, as BleakHouse prides itself on assisting and promoting aspiring authors. You can email book inquiries to

ART GALLERY Our online art gallery accepts submissions year round. Please contact our curator, Carla Mavaddat, at, if you would like to have your art or photography featured on our site.


ROYALTIES Please note that we do not pay royalties to our authors. All of BleakHouse funds go to supporting our press and similar social justice organizations. However, our communications staff works hard to bring exposure to our featured writers and publications.


For further questions, please contact Alexa Kelly, our Chief Editorial Officer, at

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