Chapbook Guidelines (English/Spanish and Italian Submissions): NOW CLOSED

Submissions for magazine: NOW OPEN

Submissions for online magazine (English, Spanish, and Italian submissions accepted):

What we are looking for:

1. Poetry: 2-3 poems of any length

2. Prose: 300 words or less

3. Artwork or Photography to accompany a poem. (Can also just be a photo/artwork but will need a title)

4. Non-fiction stories: 3,000 words or less

5. Songs: unpublished or reprinted with permission

We are looking for strong narrative and raw imagery of the human experience. We want to hear the voices of those that never had a chance to speak theirs. We love stories about the old country, ancient rituals and ancestral poetry/prose/non-fiction stories.We are looking for artwork and photography that not only shows us the human experience, but tells us. We are looking for non-fiction stories that show us the beauty of the human spirit. We are not interested in: hate speech, promoting violence, pornography, or political rants.

Please send your work in the body of an e-mail, along with a brief bio and how you heard of Quaci Press to In the subject line please put "Submission." If it is a Spanish or Italian submission, please state "Spanish/Italian Submission" in the subject line.

Submissions for Gen X Café:

This subdivision of Quaci Press, is a place for Gen Xers to submit essays, poetry, prose, non-fiction stories, fiction and artwork. This is a space for us Gen Xers to share our stories through different forms of art. If you are a creative artist and a Gen Xer, we want to see your work!

We accept:

1. Poetry: 2-3 poems (Any length)

2. Prose: 300 words or less

3. Artwork or Photography

4. Non-fiction/Fiction stories: 3,000 words or less

Send submissions to: with “Gen X Café Submission,” in the subject line.

Please include an address or P.O. Box with submission as we will be replying to submissions with good old-fashioned postcards. If you do not want to give your address, please let us know. If you have not heard anything within a month after submission, please email us, as postcards can get lost in the mail.

As with the guidelines for regular submissions, we do not accept anything racist, sexist, man-bashing, promoting violence, pornographic material, political rants or hatred towards ANYONE.

All written work, artwork and photography will revert back to author/artist. We do not offer monetary compensation at this time.  We do not offer critiques or explanations of why your work was not accepted. Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but you must notify us immediately if you are accepted elsewhere.  Responds in 1 month.

Submission Guidelines