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Writing from the Center, the zine of Kansas Authors Club is an opportunity for members and non-members of Kansas Authors Club to share their creativity with the world. The second issue is set to be published this fall, 2024.

2024 Theme: Friendship

We are accepting

  • Poetry (up to 6 poems)
  • Fiction (1 entry, up to 3500 words)
  • Creative Nonfiction (1 entry, up to 3500 words)
  • Visual Art (up to 3 pieces)

Please submit each individual piece on a separate document with the title of the piece as the name of the file. If you submit poetry, please put each piece on its own document. Please submit written work using a DOC or DOCX file. The author's name or any identifying text should not appear anywhere in the document. Please submit visual art as a JPG file. 

Please include a biography of 50-100 words, written in 3rd person. There will be a space on the submission form to type this or paste it.

We will not be accepting previous KAC winners through Submittable.

Eligible Writers/Artists: Any current member of Kansas Authors Club may submit at no cost. Non-members must pay a $5 reading fee for their work to be considered.

By entering, you grant Writing from the Center permission to print in the next edition. You attest that your entry is your original work. Unpublished work is preferred. By submitting previously published work, you are signifying that you can assign Writing from the Center permission to print. Please disclose the publication status when submitting.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.