Submit to Voiceworks Online

About

Voiceworks online is currently seeking experimental, digital-based writing and comics. If you make work that can’t be printed on the page, this is your time to shine! This includes but is not limited to:

  • Interactive fiction

  • Hypertext writing

  • Code poetry

  • Bots and generative text works

  • Writing with sound or video elements

  • Full-colour comics or comics with animated elements

Each selected piece goes through a collaborative editing process, and individualised feedback is provided for all unsuccessful written submissions. All published contributors are paid for their work.

What we’re looking for

The best way to get a sense of the kinds of work we publish is to read the work on our website! You can also check out our handy digital writing guide for lots of tips on what we like and how to get started if you’re new to digital writing. If you aren’t sure if what you’re working on is the right fit for us, or if you want some guidance developing an idea, please feel free to send us a pitch. You can find our guides to pitching here.

Voiceworks Online Guidelines

  • We are only able to publish writers and artists who are under the age of 25 (that is, 24 and under) at the time of submission.

  • We only accept work by people living in Australia (including international students) or by Australians living overseas.

  • We only consider previously unpublished work.

Please send no more than two submissions at a time. Word limits are as follows:

Fiction and nonfiction: no more than 3000 words

Poetry: no more than 100 lines

Comics: no more than 10 pages

Deadlines

Online submissions are open on a rolling basis.

Rates of pay

$100-$150, depending on length and format

You’ll find further details by following the link below. Please read the information carefully and contact Voiceworks Editor Mira Schlosberg if you have any questions or concerns. Alrighty then, it’s time to submit!

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