Call for Submissions

Call For Submissions: diaCRITICS

diaCRITICS / Diasporic Vietnamese Artists Network

Santa Cruz, CA 95037




Jan 06, 2023
diaCRITICS publishes essays, reviews, creative writing, and profiles and interviews with culture makers from and about writers and artists in Southeast Asia and those of the Southeast Asian diaspora. Southeast Asia encompasses: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. We publish primarily in English and welcome pieces in other languages if there is an English translation as well. diaCRITICS offers an honorarium of $75 per prose piece or interview and $50 per poem.

Application Instructions

Please send PDF or Word .docx submissions. Include a brief bio. In the subject line, please provide the title and the genre or series of your submission. For example: “Book review: A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure” or “this is for mẹ: Coffee and Culture with Phin.” Pitches for essays and profiles are welcomed. All submissions should be sent to Preferred word limit: Limit poetry to 10 pages and prose to 2,500 words.