SUBMISSIONS

B. T. S. M. seeks honest, soulful work in the form of prose, poetry, art, and/or photography. We are happy to pay our contributors! Reprints are welcome and we accept submissions year-round.

We would love to share every story we receive. Unfortunately, due to a high number of submissions, we are unable to do so. We are aware how difficult it is for our readers to open up to us and we thank you earnestly for giving us a glimpse into your lives and minds.

LITERARY SUBMISSIONS

Guidelines (Prose):

  • Please submit one piece of prose up to 5, 000 words at a time. Payment: $0.01 CAD per word.
  • In your cover letter, please include your full name and contact information. PLEASE NOTE: Anonymity is crucial to B. T. S. M. Thus, by default, your name will NOT be published alongside your work. If you wish to have your name published, clearly say so in your cover letter and include a 75-word biography.
  • Work should be typed and double-spaced.
  • We welcome translations into English. Such works must be undertaken with the permission of the original author. Please include a copy of the original work with your submission.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions. If your piece is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
  • Send only ONE document to submissions@btszine.com. Your subject line should be written as "B. T. S. M. Prose Submission - Your Name." We accept .doc and .docx files.
Guidelines (Poetry):
  • You may submit up to five poems at a time. Each poem should be 50 lines or fewer. All forms of poetry (e.g. metered, free-verse, form, prose) are welcome. Payment: $10 CAD per poem.
  • In your cover letter, please include your full name, contact information, and the number of poems you are submitting. PLEASE NOTE: Anonymity is crucial to B. T. S. M. Thus, by default, your name will NOT be published alongside your work. If you wish to have your name published, clearly say so in your cover letter and include a 75-word biography.
  • Work should be typed and single-spaced.
  • We welcome translations into English. Such works must be undertaken with the permission of the original author. Please include a copy of the original work with your submission.
  • We accept simultaneous submissions. If your piece is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
  • Send only ONE document to submissions@btszine.com. Your subject line should be written as "B. T. S. M. Poetry Submission - Your Name." We accept .doc and .docx files.

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY SUBMISSIONS

Guidelines (Visual Art and Photography):

  • Each art piece and/or photograph should be accompanied by a caption of up to 100 words. Payment: $50 CAD per art piece; $10 CAD per photograph.
  • In your cover letter, please include your full name and contact information. PLEASE NOTE: Anonymity is crucial to B. T. S. M. Thus, by default, your name will NOT be published alongside your work. If you wish to have your name published, clearly say so in your cover letter and include a 75-word biography.
  • Send visual art and photography in high resolution PDF, JPEG or GIF file formats to submissions@btszine.com. Your subject line should be written as "B. T. S. M. Art Submission - Your Name."

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