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* The Varsha (Monsoon) 2021 Collection on Romance theme is LIVE

* Check the Publications page to our collections

* Pushcart Prize Nominations 2022 are LIVE!

* Sundress Best of Web Nominations 2021 are LIVE!

* Our author list is here!

 

We are a Pune, India based no-fee journal of literature, poetry, and art. In a year, we publish three collections, Vasant (Spring) in April, Varsha (Monsoon) in August, and Shishir (Winter) in December. We also publish occasional Special Issues.

 

For the first four issues, we have published collections on the themes Water, Fire, Earth, and Wind. In the next issues, we will cover the other elements. To view the collections, please visit Publications.

 

We nominate short stories and poems for Best of the Net by Sundress Publications and Pushcart Prize. Selections will be from the collections published in 2020-2021. Give your story a chance to be nominated by submitting for our themed and open calls. Please visit submit.

 

Announcements !!

Some important announcements!

  1. Our nominations forPushcart Prize Nominations 2021 are LIVE are live!
  2. Our nominations for Sundress Best of Web Nominations 2020 are LIVE.
  3. Please visit the Submit page to view our announcements for future anthologies and open calls for submissions.
  4. We are listed on Commonwealth Writers! Please click to see our calls.

About Us !!

Hi all,


We offer emerging and established authors an opportunity to showcase their work. We publish quicks, short stories, flash fiction, poetry, and art.

 

Please use Open Call at Submit to send in Quicks, flash, short stories, poetry and art on any topic of your choice for our consideration. Submissions are open throughout the year.

  1. Quicks up to 750 words, Flash up to 1000 words, Short Stories up to 3000 words, Poems up to 24 lines.
  2. Our editors are fastidious about the story, flow, narrative, and grammar. Any work you send should be grammar-proofed.

Shashi, Savita, Chaitai - Team ActiveMuse

Our Values and Mission:

We place great importance on ethics, originality and treat authors with sincerity, honesty, and respect. We understand that you have spent long hours on your project, and we appreciate that. Whether we like your work or let it go, we hope to remain the best of friends!

Managing Editor Speaks:

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"We want to see passion in your work. I mean not 'ooh-ah', but real feelings, and thoughts..".

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We have two sharp-shooting editors Savita and Chaitali who watch hawk-eyed for good work.

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