We accept submissions from the first to the twenty-first 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 Alec/Alexander
  • Name your email with the title of your submission(s), your name, and the type of submission e.g. The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi (Fiction)
  • Send us a 50-100 word bio and an image of yourself (e.g. a selfie) with your submission(s). Please include your social media links in your bio
  • We accept multiple submissions
  • Submissions must not have been previously published elsewhere (including your personal blog)

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