Photo and Art Submissions - Torrid Literature Journal

TL Publishing, Inc. now accepts photo and art submissions for the Torrid Literature Journal. All images must be at least 300dpi. Low-res images are acceptable for submissions, provided that high-res images can be furnished as needed.

The Torrid Literature Journal accepts photo and art submissions all year round. We consider photography, illustration, digital art, painting, and other media for the cover and interior* of the journal. We ask that artists submit no more than five images at one time in .jpg, .gif, or .png format.

Images should be unpublished. If it has appeared online (i.e. a blog or social media site) it is considered published. Please include a title for each piece along with any additional information that is needed. Be sure to include a brief bio in 3rd person or your work will not be considered.

For Cover Submissions: The size of the printed cover is expected to be 8 1/12 by 11 inches, printed full-color, full bleed, with the title of the journal in overprint. As such, the chosen image may need to be adjusted to fit the trim size.

Please allow 8-10 weeks for a response before inquiring about the status of your submission(s). Simultaneous submissions are accepted however please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted elsewhere.

TL Publishing, Inc. acquires first (one time) print and electronic publishing rights. You may republish the images in another publication but please site the Torrid Literature Journal as the original source of publication.

Contributors will receive a free online copy of the journal. We do not provide monetary compensation at this time.

If you have any questions, please contact Tiffani Barner, at

*Images published in the interior portion of the journal may be resized to fit the aspects of the trim size.

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