Alluvian is an  themed online environmental journal published once a year in the spring. Theme submissions have a deadline of Feb 15 every year. We also run month long fiction and cartoon contests in the fall and accept unthemed rolling submissions all year long. 

We are a group of thinkers, science students, and writers examining the human condition in relation to the natural world. We accept creative narratives (nonfiction/fiction/poetry), discussions, science features, literary environmental journalism, artwork and cartoons, short video clips, and narrative analysis of data intended to provoke thought on environmental science, global sustainability, and human engagement with nature, the environment, and climate change.  We also accept rolling submissions for our seasonal "clusters."

Requirements effective 9/1/18

Prose word count: 350-1200

Poetry: maximum 3 poems

Typeface: 12 pt, Times New Roman

Text files: .docx, .doc, or .txt files.

Art submissions: .jpg, .gif, png

Sound files: submit artist statement and add link to share the file.

Video clips: query. 

Alluvian contest series, Laugh Lines, is accepting cartoon and line art  related to the environmental crisis. Deadline March 6. Questions? Email info@alluvian.space.


We accept literary science journalism, creative environmental nonfiction/poetry (max 3 poems )/short fiction, art and cartoons, and feature pieces related to the ENVIRONMENT.  (We also run a separate call for submissions for our biannual onliine clusters.) 

Requirements effective 4/15/17

Word count 350-1000

Typeface: 12 pt, Times New Roman

Text files:  .docx or .doc 

Art files: .jpg, .gif

Sound files? submit your artist statement, and copy a share-file link at the end of the statement. 

We are also considering short video clips. Query for information.

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