C A L L  for Submissions:

The Thing Itself, a literary journal of Our Lady of the Lake University, is open for submissions. We are accepting short fiction and nonfiction (up to 5,000 words), and poetry (up to three poems). Please submit the poems on one document. Send in your best work that promotes compassion, encourages equality, or addresses other social justice themes.

There is a $3.00 reading fee for each submission. When submitting, please include your name, email address, and short bio on your cover letter only. Each piece will be appraised through blind review process. The deadline for submissions is 7 March 2017**. Submissions will be accepted through Submittable at: https://thething itself. Submittable.com/submit

**Only unpublished works are accepted.** 

2017 Call for Submissions