submit your work

aurora publishes creative visual art, poetry, hybrid pieces and original translations of poetry with focus on feminism and nature writing. we accept submissions on a rolling basis.


Please send up to 8 pages of poetry. Begin a new poem at the start of each page, unless the poem does not required page breaks. Optionally, include an audio recording of the poem.


Please send up to 5 pages international poetry translated into English, along with the original piece and citation of the source (limit of 10 pages counting the original piece). Optionally, include an audio recording of the original text.


Please send up to 5 pieces of your adventurous illustrations, paintings, photography and digital media.


  1. All written submissions must be sent via email at as a Microsoft document file (.doc). The subject headline should include your submission genre and your name: GENRE-Submitter Name (e.g. POETRY-Juan Del Pueblo)
  2. All Art submissions must be sent via email at
  3. All submissions must include the a statement granting us permission to publish your work(s), and a brief biography by the contributor (written in third-person, 100 word limit) in the body of email.
  4. We accept multiple submissions, but please send these in different emails, for example: one email for art, one e-mail for translations, etc.

note: at the moment, we cannot pay for contributors 😦