WHAT SHOULD I SUBMIT?
We would love for you to send us fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and/or visual artwork that you are passionate about. Send us the piece you love. Send us the piece that you know is your best work. Send us your weirdest piece. Send us your crazy formats and your alien abductions, send us your family dinners, your road trips, your wandering adventures. Send it!
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WHEN WILL I HEAR BACK?
As soon as you send us your work, we will send you a response verifying that we received your submission. If you do not receive such a verification, let us know right away.
If you have received your verification, we will let you know if your work has been accepted, moved to the next round, or regretfully declined, as quickly as possible. Submissions are currently open until January 12, 2020, so in the most likely of circumstances we will not have any finalized acceptances until after we have given all work thoughtful consideration.
I DON’T KNOW IF I SHOULD SUBMIT (HOW DO I KNOW?)
Here’s the truth. There’s no way to know. Here on staff we sometimes use a magic 8 ball, but it yields undependable results. The best advice we can offer is to give it a try. If you’re interested in writing, one day you’ll need to come to terms with sharing it with an audience. You may as well start with us. We’re nice.
DO YOU HOST EVENTS? READINGS?
Funny you asked! We are currently planning an issue release party. How do we make that dream a reality? Show us your interest by following us on Instagram and Facebook.
Not the answer you were looking for? There’s a lot of great events happening in Jacksonville, and we’re just dipping our toes in. Check out these helpful resources to get involved in your community.
WHEN WILL THE NEW ISSUE COME OUT?
Volume 2 Issue 2 will be hitting your screen in Spring 2020. Worried you’ll miss the big release? Sign up for our newsletter and never miss anything again. Really. We know all the things.
HOW DO I JOIN TALON?
This is our favorite question! Talon staff is made up entirely of UNF students (grad students are also eligible). Editorial and reading staff is full for the forthcoming issue, but we will be looking for fresh blood (err..) in the spring. Please send us a message regarding your interest through email (firstname.lastname@example.org), a message on Facebook or Instagram, or through your local owl post. No prior experience or knowledge required. If you’ve managed to reach this paragraph on our website, you certainly must be interested, and this truly is a passion project.