IMPRINT 23 – Submission Guidelines

Suggested categories for submissions include:

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Commentary and Reviews
  • Humour
  • Travel
  • Memoirs
  • Photography and Illustration

See previous issues of IMPRINT for ideas. We welcome work from new writers.

Submissions must be previously unpublished.

Deadline: 30 September 2024

Submission: Please use the form below to submit your document

Length: A total word limit of 2,000 for written submissions; or 3 pages for graphic submissions. As long you are within the word limit, you are welcome to send in more than one piece. If you submit more than one piece of verse, please send the poems in a single file.

Format: Written submissions should be in MS Word (.doc) or plain text (.txt) format. Photographs should be compressed jpg or gif files. (A high resolution jpg file will be needed near publication time.)

  • Save electronic files under the contributor’s name plus the title , e.g. Author Name – Free at Last”, and specify your intended category.
  • Please send only a final, completed piece. Amendments will not be accepted. Please also carefully check the spelling of all proper nouns.
  • Keep formatting to a minimum.

Style points

  • British English spelling and punctuation
  • Use “double quotation” marks
  • Spell out numbers one to twenty
  • Use a single space after full stops
  • Names of magazines and books must be in italics

Copyright: Copyright remains with the author. WiPS only retains the right to publish your submission in this journal.

Please note the committee reserves the right not to publish pieces deemed inappropriate for IMPRINT.