Bay Teeth Journal
We welcome submissions from almost every artistic medium. Please read these guidelines carefully, as any submissions that depart from or go over the limits of the guidelines will not be considered for publication. You must be at least 18 years old to submit to Baby teeth.
The most common mediums are listed here. If you are submitting a multi-media piece, visual art and poetry for example, follow the guidelines for both/all the mediums included in the work.
If the medium of your work is not mentioned here, or if you have any questions about submissions CONTACT US and we’ll get back to you with all the answers. Baby Teeth does not publish non-fiction, personal essays or articles. However we do accept memoir.
Unrelated works of different mediums must be submitted separately.
Include content warnings on submissions that include possibly triggering content or themes such as; sexual assault or violence, suicide, eating disorders, abuse, excessive gore, etc.
Send your work through as an email attachment and not a Dropbox, OneDrive, GoogleDrive, or Cloud link. Please send larger submissions through in multiple messages if needed.
Our payment for all publications is currently a flat rate AUD$25.
Do not send us a PDF.
Photography: 3-15 photographs with captions if needed. Images/scans must be of high resolution and overall picture quality. JPG or PNG file format.
Audio and Spoken Word: No longer than 10 minutes, MP3 file format. Provide a transcript of the work as a Word Doc.
Poems: Between 1 and 12 A4 pages of poetry. This can be made up by several short poems or one long poem. Mix and match. Size 12 font, indicate where each piece ends. Send as a Word Doc.
Prose: Up to and no more than 2500 words. We do not accept excerpts or chapters from longer works, only completed stories. This can be made up by several flash fictions or short stories, or one longer piece. Mix and match. Size 12 font. Send as a Word Doc.
Script: Up to 15 A4 pages. Must be a fully contained scene or short. Monologues and duologues are accepted. Send as a Word Doc.
Visual Art and Illustration: 3-15 artworks with captions if needed. Images/scans of work must be of a high quality. This section includes digital art. JPG or PNG file format. Provide a transcript of any text as a Word Doc.
Comics: Up to 15 pages/images. Must be a self contained story, no chapters or excerpts. JPG or PNG file format. Provide a transcript of any text as a Word Doc.
Visual Poetry: Up to 15 images, refer to visual art guidelines. Provide a transcript of the poems text as a Word Doc.