Thanks for your interest in Empty Mirror!

Submissions are usually read on weekends. Typical response time is 2-6 weeks for art and nonfiction, and 2-12 weeks for poetry.

Responses are sent from editor1@emptymirrorbooks.com. Please whitelist that address to be sure you receive the response to your submission. 

I look forward to seeing your work!

best regards,
Denise  Enck
Editor, Empty Mirror

EM is looking for essays on literary and arts topics, literary criticism, book reviews and interviews. There are no length restrictions--just send what you've got. 

There's a separate category for personal essays: 
https://emptymirror.submittable.com/submit/88039/personal-essay

You’re welcome to include images with your written work. Images should be uploaded as individual files rather than embedded in a document.

I look forward to reading your work!

best regards,
Denise Enck
Editor, Empty Mirror
Please submit personal essays, memoirs, and similar pieces here. Length is open.

I look forward to reading your work!

best regards,
Denise Enck
Editor, Empty Mirror

Please submit between 1 and 12 images.

Each image should be at least 750 pixels on its longest side.

Your artist's statement, introductory note, or other accompanying text is optional but very welcome.

Submit three to six poems together in a single document. (We often publish poetry in multiples.)

There are no length restrictions. 

We don't accept previously-published poems. This includes work published on blogs.