Call for Submissions: Kritika Kultura Literary Section

March 09, 2017

Kritika Kultura is now accepting contributions to its literary section, for possible inclusion in its forthcoming installments, beginning with the 29th issue, which is to be published in Aug. 2017. Writers may submit any one of the following for consideration:

1. Suite of 3 to 5 poems or a long poem

2. Short story

3. Excerpt from a novel (please include a brief overview of the novel’s project)

4. Literary essay

5. Work of translation into English (please secure the permission of the author whose work you are translating, and include a brief introduction explaining your process of translation)

6. Hybrid work that can be accommodated within the journal’s .pdf format

Works in Filipino, regional, and other languages must be accompanied by an English translation.


Submission Guidelines

Please email your original and unpublished contribution to the literary section of Kritika Kultura to (cc: Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but Kritika Kultura must be notified immediately if the work is accepted or published elsewhere. For both the subject heading of the email and the filename of the submission, please use your last name and the genre-label of the work (for instance, Hernandez_Poetry). Email your submission as a file attachment (.docx and/or .pdf format); please do not indicate your name within the pages of the attachment. As an in-line text in your email, include a brief bionote (100 to 150 words), as well as your institutional affiliation and professional email address. All contributions must be submitted on or before May 15, 2017. Please give the journal a response time of five months after the deadline before you inquire about the status of your submission. 

Kritika Kultura is a refereed electronic journal of literary, cultural, and language studies, based in the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University and accessible at It is indexed in the MLA International Bibliography, Thomson Reuters (formerly ISI), and other major databases. For further details regarding editorial policy, please refer to the website of the journal.

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