Who: Women writers.
What we're looking for: Scene-driven, first-person nonfiction.
Submission deadline: Rolling. We aim to respond to writers within 12 weeks; simultaneous submissions encouraged.
Six Hens features true stories about the moments that define and redefine. Our writers take us to the places and events that changed what they believe in, changed how they see their place in the world, and changed them. Through their storytelling, they change us. We are looking for powerful, first-person nonfiction about the moments that segment life into before and after. Make us feel something.
Your submission should be previously unpublished. Please limit your piece to 2000 words. Excerpts from a larger works are welcome.
Featured writers will receive $50.
Six Hens is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. Your submission automatically subscribes you to the Six Hens mailing list.
Terms and conditions: By submitting your work to Six Hens, the writer grants Six Hens royalty-free rights to publish the piece in its online literary journal. The author may publish the work elsewhere six months after it appears on Six Hens, but it is the author's responsibility to notify any future publishers that the work first appeared in Six Hens, and Six Hens maintains the right to include the work in future anthologies or collections. The author acknowledges that this work is an original piece of writing and has not been accepted by another publisher.
Submissions not selected for publication will be deleted.