Iron City Magazine is an online and print magazine devoted to writing and art from the prison world. It is our hope that through this creative platform, incarcerated writers and artists find value in their stories, fuel for personal growth, and pride in their accomplishments. Submit to Issue 6 of Iron City Magazine! Submission Deadline: June 06, 2021.
Event Date: Saturday November 7, 2020; Location: Online
Deadline: Saturday November 7, 2020
Iron City Magazine: Creative Expressions By and For the Incarcerated Free public online event features literary readings, art slideshows, and a live Q&A! Presenters include contributors and their chosen readers (friends, family, teachers) from Arizona and across the nation. RSVP via Eventbrite. Issue 5 can be pre-ordered with your online registration or at www.ironcitymagazine.org. Merchandise can be purchased at Redbubble.com. Iron City Magazine is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. This publication is made possible by generous grant awards from the Ibis Foundation of Arizona and AZ Humanities.
Iron City Magazine: Creative Expressions By and For the Incarcerated celebrates writing and art from the prison world in annual issues. The editors aim to remind the general public that prisoners can make meaningful contributions to our shared communities. Submissions are currently open for Issue 5. Find out what the editors are looking for:
Iron City Magazine is currently seeking fiction, art, nonfiction, poetry, one-act plays, cartoons/comics, and graphic stories submissions for Issue 5. Our submission deadline is June 1, 2020 with an expected extension due to COVID-19. We welcome submissions from current/former prisoners, current/former prison volunteers, family and friends of prisoners, and current/former prison staff. Current/former prisoners may submit work on any topic. Prison volunteers, family, friends, and staff should submit only work on memories, perspectives, or insights related to mass incarceration. To accommodate prisoners who do not have computer and/or internet access, we accept both electronic and mail-in submissions. Additionally, we accept both typed and handwritten work. There is no submission fee.
More information can be found at their submission guidelines on the magazine’s website.