Issue 1: The Bells

Theme: The Brontë Sisters

Submissions are open from June 15 to August 20.

Readers are welcome to submit: poems, letters, diary-entries, reviews, character studies, playlists, & divergent story arcs. If you’re unsure whether your work fits in any of these categories or not: it’s okay! E-mail us your submissions at headcanonmagazine@gmail.com in the form of an attachment, & we’ll get back to you. The subject line should read: *YOUR NAME*_*ISSUE-1*. Also, kindly send along a short, third person bio of yourself. We’re only accepting submissions in English.

We do not accept work that includes ableism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, racism, &/or sexism.

We are not accepting previously published work. Pieces posted on social media platforms or personal blogs are accepted.

Plagiarised work will not be accepted; & if the work is found to be plagiarised, we will remove your submission, blacklist you, & disclose your name on our social media handles.

  • Make sure the submissions are in .docx format.
  • Send different mediums in different documents. For e.g.: 3 poems in first document, 1 prose in second document, & so on.
  • If you’re submitting visual pieces, send us screenshots along with your documents.

There’s no submission fee. &, the accepted submissions will receive a share from the total proceeds earned post 3 months of release. 

We will be responding to all submissions by 2 September. If you haven’t heard from us before that, don’t hesitate to drop in a mail!


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We accept submissions around the year.

Readers are welcome to submit: fan-fiction, fan-art, fan-videos, book/movie/etc. reviews, & social commentaries on comics & books & films & etc. If you’re unsure whether your work fits in any of these categories or not: it’s okay! E-mail us your submissions at headcanonmagazine@gmail.com in the form of an attachment, & we’ll get back to you. Also, kindly send along a short, third person bio of yourself; & a cover letter (not more than 100 words) mentioning which piece of pop-culture/fandom your work is inspired by. We accept work in Hindi & English.

We do not accept work that includes ableism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, racism, &/or sexism. We don’t accept Real Person Fiction. We do accept NSFW submissions. However, we ask you to mention the explicit nature of your work in the e-mail body itself.

We do not accept previously published work, unless previous publisher went dark. Pieces posted on Tumblr, Archive of Our Own, Fanfiction.net, Dreamwidth, LiveJournal, other social media platforms or personal blogs are accepted.

If you feel more comfortable having your work published anonymously or under a pseudonym, let us know in your e-mail. However, you will still be required to send in a short bio; for us to get a little idea about who you are but, we won’t be making that information public.

Plagiarised work will not be accepted; & if the work is found to be plagiarised, we will remove your submission, blacklist you, & disclose your name on our social media handles.

FAN-FICTION, POETRY, REVIEWS, SOCIAL COMMENTARIES, LETTERS, & ETC.

  • Make sure the textual submissions are in .docx format.
  • Send different mediums in different documents. For e.g.: 3 poems in first document, 1 letter in second document, & so on.
  • If you’re submitting visual pieces, send us screenshots along with your documents.

FAN-VIDEOS, FAN-ART, & ETC.

  • Make sure the pictures are in high-resolution (300 ppi.) They should be in either .jpeg or .pdf format.
  • Avoid using low lighting &/or unclear audio material in the videos.

If you haven’t heard from us even after 2 months, don’t hesitate to drop in a mail!


dear Scheherazade

dear Scheherazade is open to submissions only from women of colour. We accept submissions around the year. We publish accepted pieces every Wednesday.

Readers are welcome to submit: poetry, prose, photography, art-work, & visual poetry on themes surrounding identity, tenderness as fierceness, & your idea of home. If you’re unsure whether your work fits in any of these categories or not: it’s okay! E-mail us your submissions at headcanonmagazine@gmail.com in the form of an attachment, & we’ll get back to you. Also, kindly send along a short, third person bio of yourself. We accept work in Hindi & English.

We do not accept work that includes ableism, homophobia, transphobia, fatphobia, racism, &/or sexism.

We do not accept previously published work, unless previous publisher went dark. Pieces posted on social media platforms or personal blogs are accepted.

Plagiarised work will not be accepted; & if the work is found to be plagiarised, we will remove your submission, blacklist you, & disclose your name on our social media handles.

POETRY, PROSE & VISUAL POETRY

  • Make sure the textual submissions are in .docx format.
  • Send different mediums in different documents. For e.g.: 3 poems in first document, 1 prose in second document, & so on.
  • If you’re submitting visual pieces, send us screenshots along with your documents.

PHOTOGRAPHY & ART-WORK

  • Make sure the pictures are in high-resolution (300 ppi.) They should be in either .jpeg or .pdf format.

If you haven’t heard from us even after 2 months, don’t hesitate to drop in a mail!