The Path


Submission Guidelines*

The Path

The Path to Publication Group is the  sponsor of the  literary magazine – The Path.    You are invited to submit short stories, essays and poems for inclusion in the semi-annual issues.  

 The THEME for the short stories and essays and the sub-title of each issue will change. The theme will be given when the call for submissions is published on the websites: and .  Past contributors will receive a call for submissions by e-mail automatically.   The words of the theme must be used somewhere in your text. DO NOT use the theme as the title for your work. Your content must be theme-oriented in some way, either full on or indirectly.   No theme is required for poetry.

1) Short stories and essays - 2500 to 7000 words
2) Poetry - 1 page
Please polish your manuscripts to the best of your ability and, of course, have someone else edit your work before sending to Path to Publication.   Do not format your work: no page numbers, no headers or footers, no paragraph indentations (skip a line for paragraph spacing).  Manuscripts must be submitted in Microsoft Word or RTF form.  Font: Times New Roman - size 12. All submissions must be submitted electronically, as e-mail attachments, to: .
All rights are retained by the author, and there will be no compensation for accepted work at this time*.

 Submission Deadline:  Open

*Because we are staffed by volunteers, we can only compensate our writers in exposure to our audience.  Our columnists enjoy great publicity for their own blogs, books, websites, and projects.  Many find great reward in doing something good for the world of literature and literacy.

You may also purchase ad space to further promote your work.