genre specific guidelines

poetry

Poetry submissions may include up to five poems in a single document but are limited to six pages. Concrete and visual poems must be submitted in the .PDF or .JPEG format in preserve their form.  

fiction

We accept short stories, flash fiction, and selections of longer works provided they standalone. Experimental pieces are accepted. All prose submissions should be fewer than 7,000 words. 

drama

10-minute play submissions in the standard playwriting format will be accepted with no specific page limitations.

visual art

Hive Avenue publishes only original artwork in the form of photography, illustrations, graphic art and paintings. Multiple submissions are not allowed but a single submission can include up to two pieces of artwork. 

All submissions should be in .JPEG format with the artwork title and artist’s name in the file name. Please include an artist statement or bio.

creative non-fiction

We accept essay, memoir, flash, or selections from a longer work as long as it stands alone. Experimental pieces are accepted. All prose submissions should be fewer than 7,000 words.