Killjoy

Killjoy is a literary magazine dedicated to protesting a T___p / P___e administration. We seek to focus on the work from those whose lives are threatened under such an administration. These groups include: persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, the Muslim community, the Latinx community, people of color, and women.

Killjoy is edited on rotation by a variety of artists and writers and so submission guidelines will change on occasion. Please note this when submitting. Killjoy is a production of Spooky Girlfriend Press.

The inaugural issue of Killjoy was launched on Inauguration Day 2017.

Current submission guidelines for the #Demands issue:

Tax Day is a dreaded if inevitable day for many Americans, when we account for our earnings from the prior year. Our upcoming Tax Day is also a stark reminder that our current president has steadfastly refused to release his tax returns, despite long custom and the wishes of 74 percent of Americans, according to a recent poll conducted by ABC News and The Washington Post.

For this issue of Killjoy, think of the things you want to say to T___p (or any other powers that be). Don’t be afraid to demand transparency, accountability, action. Force him (or her or they) to see you. We’ll call this the #Demands edition, which will be released on Tax Day 2017, April 18.

Raise your voice. Demand what you deserve.

Submissions for the #Demands issue are closed.

Submissions for this issue will open on February 18 and close March 18.

All submissions must be previously unpublished (in either print or electronic form). We accept simultaneous submissions, but please let us know if your work is accepted elsewhere. We accept work from the United States as well as internationally.

For poetry, send 3-5 poems in a single document.

For flash fiction and micro-essays, send up to 1000 words.

For artwork, we are interested in everything: cartoons, paintings, photography, collage, multi-media, or hybrid.

We're also interested in your oddities, your non-conformists, for this edition: hybrid pieces, genre-straddlers, lists, rants, etc. Send up to 1000 words.

The editor for this issue is Anna Cabe, MFA candidate in fiction at Indiana University and web editor of Indiana Review.

We aim to respond as quickly as possible. Thank you for giving us a chance to read your work!

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