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#1
Journal Announcements / cattails Published
May 11, 2024, 01:25:08 PM
The April 2024 issue of cattails is available online:

http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails241.pdf



Next submission window is 1st July - 31st July for the October isssue. More on how to submit: http://www.cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html


We are currently not publishing collaborations.




The cattails editorial team






#2
Deadline Extended


Submissions for the October 2023 issue of cattails have been extended until 15th August 2023.

cattails Editorial team
#3
Submisisons for the October 2023 issue of cattails close on 31st July 2023.

Further details on how to submit: http://www.cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html

To avoid disappointment and confusion please do not submit after the deadline.




cattails editorial team
#4
October 2023 issue

Submissions open: 1st July until 31st July. Further details here on how to submit: http://www.cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html

We are no longer using MailChimp for notifications. All future updates for the following will be on the cattails Facebook and Twitter accounts:

1.Submissions
2. Any changes to the guidelines
3.Any changes in the editorial team
4. Any additions of new features


Facebook & Twitter contact details:

https://www.facebook.com/cattails-109242101664238

Twitter : @cattailsnews


Should you have any queries you're welcome to contact Associate Editor & Social Media Editor: Shobhana Kumar : cattailsnews@gmail.com.

Or:

Sonam Chhoki: allthingshaibun@gmail.com



cattails editorial team
#5
   
Submissions:

Submissions for Spring/April issue open: 1st February (midnight) GMT and close: 28th February (midnight) GMT.

Submissions for Autumn/ October issue open: 1st July (midnight) GMT and close: 31st July (midnight) GMT.

1. Send your work, including images for haiga, in the body of an email only – attachments will not be opened. You must include your country, full name, and email address in the body of the email to be considered. For haiga, images should have a resolution of at least 200 dpi and the image must be at least 1200 px in size.

2. We consider only works that have never been previously published elsewhere, either online or in print, (this includes on social media sites, blogs, and websites).

3. We do not consider works submitted elsewhere simultaneously, including to journals or competitions.

4. The work presented must be yours exclusively or if it's a collaboration, all persons involved in the collaboration must be included in the submission. The names of the authors (poet and photographer/artist) must be included in the haiga photograph/artwork.

5. We encourage, but do not require you to submit your works in your native language, along with the English version.

6. You may make one submission per reading period of:

Not more than 10 tanka
Not more than 12 haiku
Not more than 12 senryu
Not more than 3 haibun
Not more than 3 tanka prose
Not more than 3 haiga/tankart
7. What we do not accept:

mainstream short form poetry
sequences of any type
linked verse
rhymed work
books for review
Response Time:
Members of the editorial team will acknowledge your submission within a week of receipt. Final acceptances or rejections will be sent once the final selections are complete. If you happen to experience a delay, please contact the principal editor, Sonam, at allthingshaibun@gmail.com

REMINDER: Please send any/all other submissions (within the "body" of an email), with the Subject heading for the appropriate form you are submitting to, in all CAPITAL LETTERS.

Submit your work according to the following genre editors:

Tanka Editor: Jenny Fraser, New Zealand
submittocattails+TANKA@gmail.com with the subject heading: TANKA

Haiku Editor: Geethanjali Rajan, India
submittocattails+HAIKU@gmail.com with the subject heading: HAIKU

Senryu Editor: David J Kelly, Ireland
submittocattails+SENRYU@gmail.com with the subject heading: SENRYU

Haibun Editor: Sonam Chhoki, Bhutan
submittocattails+HAIBUN@gmail.com with the subject heading: HAIBUN

Tanka Prose Editor: Mike Montreuil, Canada
submittocattails+TANKAPROSE@gmail.com with the subject heading: TANKAPROSE

Haiga/Tankart Editor: Lavana Kray, Romania
submittocattails+HAIGA@gmail.com with the subject heading HAIGA

Associate Editor - Newsletter and Social Media : Shobhana Kumar, India

Managing Editor: Mike Montreuil, Canada
submittocattails+TECH@gmail.com with the subject heading: TECH

Copyright Policy:
All rights revert back to authors upon publication, although credits for having been first-published in cattails (both online and in print), are required, as are credits for any collaboration of any submission. We reserve the right to reprint accepted work in electronic or hardcopy form.

Copyright © 2017-2023, cattailsjournal.com
All rights reserved by the respective authors & artists.
#6
Journal Announcements / cattails October Issue
October 28, 2022, 09:53:26 AM
Hello everyone,

We are very happy to announce that the October issue of cattails is now live! You can read it here:
http://cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails222.pdf

This issue is 193 pages  featuring 236 poets from around the globe.

Please follow us on our Facebook page at
https://www.facebook.com/cattails-109242101664238

We also urge you to follow our Twitter handle, @cattailsnews

These pages will offer information on submissions and general news. If there is anything specific you would like to query about, please write to us at cattailsnews@gmail.com.

In the meantime, happy reading and writing!

Warm Regards,

Shobhana Kumar
Associate Editor, cattails Newsletter,
on behalf  of the cattails team
#7
Journal Announcements / Cattails Deadline
July 31, 2022, 03:29:07 PM
Our submission window for the October 2022 issue, 1- 31 July, 2022, closes on 31 July, 2022. We hope this month has given you enough time to send in work to our team of committed editors.

If you're not on the cattails Mail Chimp and would like to be sent future notifications, please email me at cattailsnews@gmail.com. Should you have any queries regarding news from our end, please write to us at this address as well. 

Please follow us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cattails-109242101664238
We also urge you to follow our Twitter handle, @cattailsnews
For all queries regarding submissions and the cattails journal, please follow the guidelines on http://www.cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html

Happy reading and writing!

Shobhana Kumar
Associate Editor, Newsletter
and Social Media
on behalf of the cattails team
#8
Hi Dmitri,

Quote from: Dmitri on July 24, 2022, 05:03:06 PM
Looks like a good place for beginners, like me.

You're right, cattails welcomes new as well as more experienced poets. You're very welcome to submit until 31st July.😊

light pilgrim
#9
cattails submissions for October issue


The submissions for the October 2022 issue, open 1 July 2022 until 31 July 2022. Do make note of it in your calendars.

Further details on how to submit are right here:
http://www.cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html

As always, we look forward to reading work from both established and new writers from all over the world. We hope to continue our mission of being a home for different genres of Japanese short forms of poetry and we thank all of you for sending us your work. With respect to our social media handles, please follow us in order to stay abreast of the latest happenings at cattails. Please follow us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/cattails-109242101664238

We also urge you to follow our Twitter handle, @cattailsnews. These pages will offer information on submissions and general news.

If there is anything specific you would like to query about, please write to us at cattailsnews@gmail.com.

In the meantime, happy writing! Get ready to submit!

Warm Regards,

Shobhana Kumar
Associate Editor, cattails Newsletter & Social Media
on behalf  of the cattails team
#10
Journal Announcements / April cattails online
April 27, 2022, 10:18:39 PM
Hello, everyone!

Team cattails is delighted to announce that the April, 2022 issue is now live!  Here is the link for you to check right away: http://www.cattailsjournal.com/issues/cattails221.pdf

This time, the issue showcases 199 poets from around the globe and we thank all the poets who have written in with their submissions. As mentioned in our earlier news, cattails now includes Tanka Prose, which will be part of the journal from this issue.

Also starting with this issue, Dhaatri Vengunad Menon debuts as the resident cartoonist. We feature Marion Clarke's vibrant landscape paintings of Northern Ireland.

Our next submission window for the October 2022 issue is 1- 31 July, 2022. Please block your calendars accordingly. http://cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html

If you're not on the cattails Mail Chimp and would like to be sent future notifications, please email me at cattailsnews@gmail.com.



Happy reading and writing, everyone!

Shobhana Kumar
Associate Editor,
cattails newsletter and social media 
#11
Submissions Closed

The submissions for April 2022 issue of cattails closed on 28th February.

Please do not submit for this issue to avoid confusion and disappointment.

Our next submission window is 1st July -31st July for the October 2022 issue.


Sonam Chhoki
principal editor, cattails
#12
Dear All,

Thank you for the overwhelming response to the forthcoming April, 2022 issue. The submission window for the issue closed midnight GMT on 28 February, 2022.

If you have experienced any delay please contact Sonam: allthingshaibun@gmail.com.

Our next reading period will open on 1 July 2022 and close on 31 July, 2022. Please block your writing calendars accordingly.

Until our next update, stay safe and may you find solace in writing in this terrible time of war and uncertainty.

Warm regards,
Shobhana Kumar
ssociate Editor, cattails Newsletter,
on behalf  of the cattails team
#13
Dear all,


Submissions for the April 2022 issue closing 28th February.

Details on how to submit are here: http://www.cattailsjournal.com/submissions.html


If you would like to be on the Mail Chimp contact to receive the e-newsletter and notifications about the journal please contact me, Shobhana Kumar, Associate Editor, cattails 
email: cattailsnews@gmail.com


We look forward to your submissions.

Shobhana Kumar,
on behalf of the cattails team
#14
Dear All,


The submission call for the April 2022 issue of cattails open on 1 February, 2022 and will close on 28 February, 2022.

Further details on how to submit are here:

https://cattailsjournal.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=ddc660255249e8197774efe15&id=b5f26d7d93&e=5cb7770a5f

David Kelly, Ireland is Senryu Editor for this issue and we will also be accepting Tanka Prose with Mike Montreuil as Editor.

Shobhana Kumar, Associate Editor
on behalf of the cattails team

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