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Voiceworks 118: As If!

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Submit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics and visual art to Voiceworks 118: As If!

Writers and artists must be under the age of 25 (that is, 24 and under) at the time of submission.

Word Limits

Fiction: send no more than two stories, each no more than 3,000 words.

Poetry: send up to three poems, each no more than 100 lines.

Nonfiction: send no more than two pieces, each no more than 3,000 words. Voiceworks reccomend you pitch your nonfiction work before submitting it.

Art and comics: send no more than three artworks or comics. Printing is in duotone (only two colours of ink) and the page dimensions are 170 x 245 mm. It is recommended you pitch your comics before submitting them.


  • Nonfiction pitches—Monday 6 January 2020.
  • Fiction, completed nonfiction and poetry—Sunday 12 January 2020.
  • Art, comics and comic pitches—Sunday 2 February 2020.

Rates of pay: $100 for written work and art; $150 for multi-page comics or suites of art.

For more information, head to the Voiceworks website.

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