We only accept previously unpublished work. We do accept simultaneous submissions (please notify us through your submission if the work is simultaneous). It is your responsibility to tell us if your work has been accepted elsewhere; if so, please contact us immediately.
Include a cover letter with your submission and please leave us your name and a phone number within your email signature. In the cover letter, state what sub-genre you consider your work to be.
*If your work has been published on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, or any other form of social media, we will be unable to consider your submission for publication due to Copyright.
We accept any visual art in any form: with your submission, include how you believe this work resonates with our mission statement or theme issue in 75 words or less; maximum photos of 3 per art piece; one piece per submission; JPEG only.
We accept short stories, flash, and micro fiction: minimum of 60 words, maximum of 1,000; three pieces per submission.
We accept articles, short memoirs, journal entries, essays, letters, autobiographies, and philosophies: minimum of 80 words, maximum of 1,000 words maximum; three pieces per submission.
We accept poetry in any form: 40 words minimum, 500 words maximum; single-spaced only; three per submission; MP3 audio accepted as well.
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If your work is accepted and you wish to have it published with Independent Noise, a contract will be sent to your email – in accepting this agreement you are agreeing to the following rights: Exclusive First World English Rights, Exclusive First World Electronic Rights, and Archival Rights. Exclusivity of previous published work lasts, until the next issue is published.