Information For Authors

We welcome submissions in the forms of written text (e.g., short stories, poetry, life writing, and essays), visual art, and photography (including photos of textiles, sculpture, and other material arts). English is the primary language of publication for Ars Medica. Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process. Please remember to include the genre when you submit your manuscript: Fiction, Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction/Essay Narrative, and/or Visual Art.

Technical Requirements


Prose up to 3000 words

Poetry length on case-by-case basis

MLA formatting and style guide

Double-spaced manuscripts (stylistic exemptions)

Digital Images

One of the following file formats: BMP, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, and PNG 

300 dpi

A maximum size of 5 MB per image file

5 photos maximum for photo essays