Go, Literature!: we accept submissions of short fiction, poetry (3-5 poems), spoken word (3-5 pieces), and creative non-fiction (including letters, travel diary, and memoir). See "How To Submit" section below.
Belle Lettres: we accept critical essay and commentary as well as graduate and undergraduate papers from all academic disciplines. You must cite all sources--any post-publication inquiries regarding plagiarism will be directed to the writer of the piece.
Essay: We accept topical essays. You must cite all sources--any post-publication inquiries regarding plagiarism will be directed to the writer of the piece.
Media reviews: we accept reviews and interviews of 2500 words or less. If accepted, we will contact you for artwork (book covers, photos, and CD covers scanned as jpeg files). You can also submit a pitch for a review by sending a sample paragraph.
Disclaimer: While all submissions are considered, not all submissions are accepted. Acceptance means your work fits our particular taste as well as our vision for Cake; hopefully, you will remember that and continue submitting to other venues. Cake is open to both published writers and artists and dedicated newbies.
Publishing rights: by submitting your work, you grant permission for use of your work in an issue of Media Cake. Artists and writers own all rights to their work; therefore, they are responsible for its content.
HOW TO SUBMIT textual content: Please submit finished manuscripts or pitches for considerationIN THE BODY OF AN EMAIL. Include a short bio (200 words or less) and contact information. Send all submissions to editor. Please include a submission designation in the email header: for example, “Submission for Cake.” Emails with attachments or without a header will be immediately discarded. You will be contacted if your work is selected—please, no inquires. Please note that a response may take up to six months.
HOW TO SUBMIT visual content: Please submit 2-3 pieces for consideration as jpeg attachments (for PC) to editor. Include a short bio (200 words or less) and contact information. Please include a submission designation in the email header: for example, “submission for Cake.” Emails without a designation in the header of the email will be immediately discarded. You will be contacted if your work is selected—please, no inquires. Please note that it may take up to six months.
Submit Media for Review: We accept media for review. We do not guarantee that all material submitted will be reviewed. If you would like materials that are not reviewed returned to you, please send a SASE (with sufficient postage) with your submission. We do not return reviewed material. Please contact the editor for submission information.
How to list with Discourse Community: Send a brief description (150 words MAX) in the body of an email to editor and include the following: