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Southern Fried Queer Pride is excited to announce the call for submissions for our next issue of KUDZU, Volume 2: TRANS in the SOUTH!

KUDZU seeks to uplift and centralize the unique experiences and culture of Southern queer and trans folks. This mag/zine envisions what community can look like when Southern queer and trans folks have the space to share our stories, lives, pain, love, and bodies on our own terms.

The focus of our next issue is “BEING TRANS IN THE SOUTH.” … Submissions can be, but are not limited to:

  • Features on trans/non-binary issues, people, experiences, etc. (up to 2000 words)

  • Prose, short essays (up to 2000 words)

  • Journalistic essays (up to 2000 words)

  • Interviews, spotlight features, event coverage (up to 2000 words)

  • Poetry (up to 3 poems)

  • Mixtapes and playlists.

  • Photos/selfies (high resolution 150-300dpi)

  • Paintings, collages, sculpture, other mixed media (must include artist statement and be photographed or otherwise documented for print)

All submission files must be in .doc, .docx, JPEG, or PNG format. Please include a short bio with your cover letter as a separate document from your submission.

Send your submission as an attachment with title, legal name/pseudonym, mailing address, and email address to: contact@southernfriedqueerpride.com. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until Friday, August 30th, 2019. Please allow 2 weeks from time of submission to receive a response. Please notify us as soon as possible should you need to withdraw your submission for any reason.

Payment: $50 and 3 copies KUDZU within 30 days of publication.