We are so excited to read your work, and grateful that you are trusting us with what you’ve created! Please bear these guidelines in mind as you prepare to submit.
We accept a variety of written and visual work, including poetry, personal essays, informational articles, experiences, photography, and art that relate to our issue theme. Generally, our articles run 300-1000 words, although we may make exceptions for outstanding work.
We are looking for work that supports our quarterly theme for The Collective. We will place accepted work in one of five sections: For God, For Me, For Us, For Family, or For Community.
We are looking for original, unpublished work only. This includes work published on personal blogs and social media. However, if you have previously written or created a piece that you feel strongly would fit the given theme and add great value to the issue, we are open to reviewing it!
We will only publish work that is consistent with the standards and teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We want to include faith-promoting content. We will not publish work that features profanity, disrespect to church leaders, etc.
Your piece may require editing for length, clarity, or content. Edits will be done in Google Docs and will need to be returned within one week after receiving them.
Please submit all written work as a Google Doc or Word document. Artwork may be submitted as .pdf, jpeg, or .png no larger than 25MB. Please submit files titled as follows [Name_Title_SeasonYear].
We will respond to all submitters, and you will hear back within one month after the submission deadline.
Thank you so much for sharing your work with us, we look forward to the opportunity to share with our community!