We are delighted to invite artists and poets residents in Ireland to submit work for publication in the first issue of DIASPORA Literature & Arts bilingual magazine. Please, read the guidelines below:

1 – The text should be written in either Portuguese and English, in a Word document, font Arial, size 12; 

2 – The literary genres accepted are: poetry, short story, flash fiction or review (about books, movies, theater performances, and any other artistic expressions, such as illustration and photography as well). You can submit between 3 and 5 poems or up to 3.500 words for texts in prose. The theme for our first issue is Irish-Brazilian Connections. That is, inspiration should come from elements that attract and repeal us in these two multicultural and diverse nations, where the migratory flow crisscrosses our relation with the world and ourselves;

3- Work should be sent attached to [email protected] or in our website In the body of the email you should include a biography (up to five lines), and: name, country/city where you are from and current city, email address and social media (blog/site, if you may have).

4 – The work will be reviewed by Paola Benevides and Rafael Mendes, members of DIASPORA magazine’s editorial board. If the author is unable to convert his/her work to English, and would like to have it translated, we will support with the translation, intending to promote our work internationally. 

5 – Work must be submitted until October 31st 2019. In the email subject, please, write “DIASPORA I – Poetry”, or whatever may be the genre. 

6 – Any person over 18 years old, living in Ireland, can submit a work. 

7 – Since DIASPORA Literature & Art bilingual magazine is a non-profit magazine, authors will not be paid either for their submission nor publication. 

8 – You will retain full copyright of the published work.

9 – DIASPORA Literature & Arts Magazine is available online and printed, published quarterly and edited by Paola Benevides, Editorial Board Coordinator, under the curation of Marluce Lima.

DIASPORA • literature & arts • bilingual magazine

Dublin, Ireland – September 24th, 2019