It can be challenging and frustrating for artists early in their writing histories to seek publication, and OROBORO was founded in part to address that frustration. New writers deserve to see their work published, and deserve the same care and generosity shown to published authors. We love being the first publication of emerging writers and encourage submissions from people of any age and experience. We also expect experienced writers who submit for publication to embrace this attitude and find value in having their work published alongside new writers.

5-6 poems and / or 10 pages. We look at excerpts from long poems, too.

Submissions should include work in one file in .doc, .docx, or pdf. 

Please title your submission in the following format: LASTNAME.POETRY


All submissions must include a cover letter. A cover letter includes why you are submitting to OROBORO and a short biography about yourself. 

Link us to your social media after your bio if you would like! We'd love to follow you.

Simultaneous submissions are allowed and encouraged, just let us know if a portion or the whole of the submission is accepted elsewhere via a submittable note or email.

If we’ve published you before, you’re allowed to resubmit to Oroboro again.

Please do not send us previously published poems. 

Only one submission per open reading period. 

Any unsolicited submissions sent to us outside of our submission period will be discarded.

All work will be copy edited for design purposes.

All rights revert to the authors upon publication, though we ask you cite Oroboro when published elsewhere or in anthology.



Thank you for considering OROBORO as a home for your work.

1000 word limit. We look at excerpts from longer work, too.

Submissions should include work in one file in .docx or pdf.

Please include submissions in the following format: LASTNAME.FICTION


All submissions must include a cover letter.
 A cover letter includes why you are submitting to OROBORO and a short biography about yourself. 

Link us to your social media after your bio if you would like! We'd love to follow you.

Simultaneous submissions are allowed and encouraged, just let us know if a portion or the whole of the submission is accepted elsewhere via a submittable note or email.

If we’ve published you before, you’re allowed to resubmit to Oroboro again.

Please do not send us previously published work. 

Only one submission per open reading period. 

Any unsolicited submissions sent to us outside of our submission period will be discarded.

All work will be copy edited for design purposes.

All rights revert to the authors upon publication, though we ask you cite Oroboro when published elsewhere or in anthology.


Thank you for considering OROBORO as a home for your work.

4 page maximum for submission. File size no more than 30MB, please.

Submission should include all work in one file in .jpeg or .pdf
300 dpi minimum, no larger than 8.5 x 11 in. 

Please upload your submission in the following format: LASTNAME.COMIC

All submissions must include a cover letter. A cover letter includes why you are submitting to OROBORO and a short biography about yourself. 

Simultaneous submissions are allowed and encouraged, just let us know if a portion or the whole of the submission is accepted elsewhere via a submittable note or email.

If we’ve published you before, you’re allowed to resubmit to Oroboro again.

Please do not send us previously published work. 

Only one submission per open reading period. 

Any unsolicited submissions sent to us outside of our submission period will be discarded.

All work will be copy edited for design purposes.

All rights revert to the authors upon publication, though we ask you cite Oroboro when published elsewhere or in anthology.


Thank you for considering OROBORO as a home for your work.


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