Ends on November 23, 2018

OUT/CAST is a journal of queer Midwestern fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. That said, we’ll also take any writing from anyone, as long as the work and its author respect our vision.

Please read our full submission guidelines here before submitting.


  • Send up to three poems of under 50 lines each (including blank lines—and note our site's formatting to ensure your poem can be formatted properly if published).
  • Submit one single-spaced .doc/.docx/.pdf file.
  • Do not include any identifying information anywhere in the document, the file name, or the Submittable title.