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Asian Extracts Issue No. 1: Call for Submissions

Asian Extracts Magazine invites writing on the theme Home for our first issue coming out in October 2020. Issue No. 1 will also feature work already published on the Delhiwallah Poetry Collective.

Theme: Home is about places where we live (whether temporary or permanent) and the way they affect us. It could include an opportunity to explore domestic dramas, generational and cultural divides, class, politics, and psychology. Writers can also explore a whole range of issues concerning Home.

Who Can Submit: Emerging writers from Asia are encouraged to submit. Submissions in all languages (with or without translation) are accepted.

Deadline: September 25, 2020


General Guidelines

Thank you for considering Asian Extracts for the publication of your original creative nonfiction (essays, reviews, photo essays on travel, food, entertainment, culture, history, etc.), fiction (flash fiction, short stories), poetry, or art.

Asian Extracts publishes fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and art by writers from Asia.

  • We do not charge for submissions.

  • Submit all your work as a Microsoft Document in Times New Roman 12-point font, double spaced.

  • Submissions in all languages (with or without translation) are accepted.

  • Please be sure to submit work that is previously unpublished or has permission to be republished. Tell us in your cover letter whether your submission is exclusive to us or whether you have submitted to other magazines as well. If another magazine accepts your work for publication, please get in touch with us immediately.

  • There is no limit on the number of submissions made by a submitter. However, please consider the guidelines as mentioned—poetry (up to three poems), fiction (flash fiction, short stories), creative nonfiction (essays, reviews, photo essays on travel, food, entertainment, culture, history, etc.) or art (up to five images).

  • If you are sending work in more than one category, please send your submissions in separate documents.

  • If you are sending more than one poem, please combine all poems in one document and start each poem on a new page. Each poem must have a title.

  • If you are submitting art, please make sure that it includes a title, medium, and date.

  • Please make sure to provide sources wherever necessary in your submissions.

  • We respond to all submissions by email. If your work is selected to be published, we will get back to you within two weeks.

  • Please make sure to save in your contacts to prevent our response being caught up in your spam folder.


How to Submit Your Work

We accept submissions via email.

Please submit your work to with a subject line Asian Extracts Submission: [Writer’s Name]. Mark a copy to and

The body of your email must include the following details:

NAME (As you wish to be credited)

TYPE OF SUBMISSION(S) (Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Art)



IF THE SUBMISSION IS EXCLUSIVE TO US (If no, please share details)



Size Limits

Fiction, Creative Nonfiction: Up to 3000 words

Poetry: Up to three poems

Art: Up to 5 images

For any queries, please write to us at

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