The press is currently accepting submissions for Willowa bi-monthly digital zine featuring a collection of uncommonly honest stories and art.

guidelines

Each issue has a given theme and we want to see your unique perception of the theme through prose or picture.
Currently accepting submissions for the next two issues. 

September - Perfection
Deadline: July 22nd
November - Lust
Deadline: August 12th
December - Risk
Deadline: August 12th

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- Submissions must be received before the deadline or they will not be considered.
- Every featured artist and writer will be credited.
- Paying artists is of high importance to us, so we prioritize paying every contributor. The payment scale will be congruent with the growth of the zine. Since the zine is brand new, we are currently only offering small honorariums between $10-$30 depending on the feature size.
- We accept submissions from anywhere.
- Payment is in Canadian dollars.
- Must be in English.
- All pages must be numbered and include your full name.
- We accept fiction, photos, illustrations, personal essays, and comics. Read below for specific guidelines for each.
- Send submissions to hello@willowpressco.com.


fiction

Literary + genre fiction are both accepted.
Must be typed and sent as a PDF.
- Short stories should be 4000-5000 words.
Payment for featured work: $30 CD
- Flash fiction should be 800-1000 words.
Payment for featured work: $10 CD


art + photos

We are looking for an interesting visual representation of the issue's theme, not a specific style of photography or illustration.
Colour or black and white.
We do accept sets or collections with a maximum of 5 pieces.
Payment for featured work: Dependent on type of submission. The payment scale is congruent with the growth of the zine. Currently, we offer small honorariums between $10-$30.


other

Comics, microfiction, personal essays, poetry are also accepted and featured in every issue.
Chosen based on the strength of the work and its representation of the theme.
Payment for featured work: Dependent on type of submission. The payment scale is congruent with the growth of the zine. Currently, we offer small honorariums between $10-$30.