OCCULUM IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR SUBMISSIONS. PLEASE FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ALL UPDATES.

Eye aim to respond to all submissions within 2-3 months.

Please feel free to send a follow-up/inquiry email concerning the status of your work or if it has been accepted elsewhere. 

  • Poems of any length are accepted – please send 1-5 in total. 
  • Prose must be 2,000 words or less – please send up to 3 pieces.
  • Submissions for “Ragtag” (interviews, book reviews, art, and miscellany) will be published sporadically throughout the year. Please send one piece (written or audio) at a time. 
  • Please format your submissions as “NAME: (SUBMISSION TYPE, AMOUNT)”. Include a short third person bio, your Twitter handle and blog links as well in your email.
  • *Please put TW’s or CW’s disclaimers if necessary. We do not accept submissions with gratuitous violence or objectification of women.
  • All written submissions should be attached as a .doc, .docx., or .rtf file.
  • Simultaneous submissions are welcome, and can be stated in your email.

→ Please submit all material to theocculum@gmail.com