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Make/shift—a magazine creating, documenting, and engaging with contemporary feminist culture and activism—seeks submissions year-round.
We welcome

--investigative journalism
--critical essays
--personal essays
--profiles of feminists activists, artists, projects, and thinkers
--fiction and poetry
--art and photography
--book, maga/zine, film, art, and event reviews
--hybrid pieces

We are also seeking content for the following regular make/shift features:

--Everyday Actions: scenes of feminist action in everyday life (100 to 400 words)
--Documents: documents of feminist discourse in progress (doodle-covered meeting minutes, e-mail exchanges, and the like)
--Make/Plans: listings for our international calendar of upcoming events
--Participate: opportunities for people to get active in art, activist, and community projects

Make/shift pays $.02/word plus two copies for prose and a flat fee for visual art and poetry.

Send pitches or full-draft submissions to info@makeshiftmag.com. Please submit no more than three poems or two pieces of prose at a time. Feel free to pitch multiple ideas at once. Please send previously unpublished material only. We accept pitches and submissions on a rolling basis. 

Please note that as a small, all-volunteer collective that publishes only two magazines per year, it sometimes takes us several months to make submissions decisions.


We always welcome help. Please send us a note introducing yourself and letting us know why you'd like to participate at info@makeshiftmag.com.