Submissions

The Mantle: Magazine

The Mantle Magazine publishes blogs, essays, interviews, reviews, and critiques in the areas of philosophy, literature, arts & culture, and international affairs. We do not currently publish fiction or poetry. 

Guidelines

We accept submissions on a rolling basis. Please submit your blog or essay to the related subject editor. If there is not currently a subject editor, submit your piece to our Managing Editor, Corrie Hulse. Please include a brief bio with your submission.

  • Blog posts: 600 -1,200 words
  • Essays: 1,500 - 5,000 words

All blogs and essays should be submitted in a Word document via email to the below subject editors:

  • Arts & Culture - aria [at] themantle.net (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Aria Chiodo)
  • Philosophy - peter [at] themantle.net (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Peter Heft)
  • International Affairs - marie [at] themantle.net (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Marie Lamensch)
  • Literature 

All other submission questions can be directed to our Managing Editor at corrie [at] themantle.net (subject: Submission%20to%20The%20Mantle) (Corrie Hulse).

The Mantle: Books

The Mantle publishes nonfiction and literary fiction by emerging writers from around the world, with a focus on authors from Africa and South and Southeast Asia. We recommend you become familiar with our titles before submitting your manuscript.

Guidelines

We accept manuscripts on a rolling basis. Please send your text and supplementary materials to montana [at] themantle.net.

We do not accept poetry or drama.

Please provide:

  • Summary of the book
  • The complete manuscript
  • Short biography of the author
  • Short biography of the translator, if applicable
  • A PDF of the original language edition, if applicable
  • Reviews if the book has been published elsewhere
  • List of previously published work by the author and translator
  • Availability of rights, if known

All submissions should be double-spaced in legible, 12-point font and provided in .doc(x) or PDF format.

All submissions are carefully considered by at least two editors. Please allow 3-5 months for a response. We appreciate your patience during the process.