Lexington LifeTimes Submission Guidelines

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We are particularly interested in hearing from new voices in our community.
We prefer work that has not been published previously.

Download the Summer 2020 Submission Guidelines

Guidelines for the Summer 2020 Issue

Artist/Author Qualifications:

  • Contributors must either live or work in Lexington; and be at least 60 years of age.

Submission Categories:

  • Written Work Categories Must be for an adult (not children’s) audience and submitted in WORD or text format.
    • Prose: up to 1950 words; can be fiction, non-fiction, a short essay, commentary, an interview, a review or play excerpt. One submission per person.
    • Poetry: up to 3 poems will be considered as one submission.
  • Artistic Work Categories Submit high-quality photographs in high-resolution jpeg format, with the long edge approximately 2400 pixels.
    • Front cover art: vertical to fit on 8.5” x 11” page and accommodate logo in upper left corner. Open the cover art flyer.
    • Back cover art: will be reduced to 3” wide with logo above and text below.
    • Artistic Work: up to 4 pieces of visual art including illustrations, paintings, cartoons, or photographs with optional artist's statement.
    • Black & White work: submit samples for use on prose pages.

To Apply for Consideration:

Deadline for Submission: Friday, April 3, 2020

Publication Date: Summer 2020

For further information, send inquiries to LifeTimes@friendsofthecoa.org