We accept submissions from the first to the fourteenth of every month from January to November from people of colour and Indigenous people. Please email your submissions to rurureads @ outlook . com (no spaces).



  • Attach your submission(s) to the email
  • Address your email to Aj, Anjulie or Anjulie Te Pohe
  • Name your email with the title of your submission(s) and your name e.g. Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman
  • We will ask you to send us a 50-100 word bio and an image of yourself (e.g. a selfie) if your work is accepted
  • We accept multiple submissions
  • Submissions must not have been previously published elsewhere

Fiction and nonfiction:

  • 1000 words max


  • Please submit whatever you have. We prefer poems that are only a few pages long, but we’re willing to look at longer poems.


We don’t have a theme, but in October we only accept work from certain people.

October 2018:

Only accepting work from Indigenous people and people of colour twenty-five years old and under.