The Mainlander is a showcase of emerging voices in arts and literature and is now accepting submissions for its third issue.

The theme for the third edition is SPROUT and is interested in works that explore shifts, trends and the new rhythm of the society from the last decade into the future. We desire submission of works that engages this theme. As 2020 marks the beginning of another decade, we welcome individual expression of new beginning as creatives in this modern fast-paced society.

Guidelines for submission:

Fiction should not be more than 5000 words original writing along with a short biographical statement (100 words max).

Poetry should be original and properly formatted along with a short biographical statement (100 words max).

Visual arts can be drawing, illustration, painting, photography works. Send along with a short biographical statement (100 words max).

Only one submission per person per category. You can submit in as many categories as you wish.

You will receive an acknowledgment after submission. Successful submissions will be further notified via email and the writers contacted after the submission window closes.

We look forward to your submission.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 31st JANUARY, 2020