Thank you for being a part of In Parentheses. Our editors are currently seeking submissions for the Summer 2020 Print Edition. We have received a large response to this point and would like to extend the call to readers of our online archive, as well as other contributors among those who may be new to our journal.
Please feel free to familiarize yourself with the collection of past issues here.
Our Volume 5 Collection has been our best year since the start of our magazine we have ALL OF YOU to thank for that.
The submission guidelines for the next issue will be included below. We are focusing in this issue on LONG FORM AND PROSE SUBMISSIONS. We are also newly reading for a FICTION CATEGORY.
Summer 2020 Issue Theme:
“MISSION AND MOTIVE”
consider the above (or don’t?) ^^
The reading period for the next issue of In Parentheses is currently open! We are accepting submissions for our next issue which will be released on July 15th, 2020. The reading period for all submissions will extend until July 5, 2020.
Poetry Submissions: IP is looking for interesting, creative, and unique poetry of all forms and styles. Please format all poetry to in a .doc file, single-spaced, in 10pt or 12pt font. There is no limit to the number of poems submitted but please note the following: No documents longer than five (5) pages will be accepted. At the top of your document before the first poem, please include a biographical statement written in the 3rd person of exactly 50 words.
Short Fiction: [NEW 6/8/2020]: IP is newly interested in starkly, fancifully, and imaginatively written works of fiction. Please format these manuscripts into a .doc file, single spaced, in 10pt or 12pt font. The word limit is strictly 5000 words and please note the following: No pieces exceeding the 5000 word count will be accepted. At the top of your document before the Title, please include a biographical statement about yourself written in the 3rd person of exactly 100 words.
Creative Prose: IP is looking for pieces that extend the contours of the human imagination. Please format all prose to a .doc file, single-spaced, in 10pt or 12pt font. The word limit is strictly 1000 words and please note the following: No pieces exceeding the 1000 word count will be accepted. At the top of your document before the Title, please include a biographical statement about yourself written in the 3rd person of exactly 100 words.
Editorial: IP is looking for critical and analytical pieces which would fall into the following categories: World News, History, Review, Science, or Opinion. Please format all prose to a .doc file, single-spaced, in 10pt or 12pt font. The word limit is strictly 800 words and please note the following: No pieces exceeding the 800 word count will be accepted. At the top of your document before the Title, please include a biographical statement about yourself written in the 3rd person of exactly 100 words.
Multimedia Submissions: If you would like to make a multimedia submission to IP, please send us an email directly with a brief description of the type of media.
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From the Editor:
We hope that readers receive In Parentheses as a medium through which the evolution of human thought can be appreciated, nurtured and precipitated. It will present a dynamo of artistic expression, journalism, informal analysis of our daily world, entertainment of ideas considered lofty and criticism of today’s popular culture. The featured content does not follow any specific ideology except for that of intellectual expansion of the masses.
Founded in late 2011, In Parentheses prides itself upon analysis of the current condition of intelligence in the minds of these young people, and building a hypothesis for one looming question: what comes after Post-Modernism?
The idea for this magazine stems from a simple conversation regarding the aforementioned question, which drew out the need to identify our generation’s place in literary history.
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