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we are now accepting all essays, short fiction, poetry, and reviews for literature, television, music, film, etc...

we are looking for submissions from fresh, original new voices who zoom in on, probe at and unearth parts of daily life otherwise ignored. whether it's minute domestic objects like bedsheets or lamps, the lingering dread of hously rituals resulting from COVID-19, the types of people who wander along the manawatū bridle track at certain types of day, potency of certain television shows, and so on and so on.


our focus on personal essays is in line with this 'probing' mechanism, but it is also, quite simply, writing that the editor cannot get enough of. reviews of modern television, film, and art can often times quite aptly convey this same type of searching we are looking at getting across in Milly.


& poetry and prose, sometimes the most mystifying and touching, will always have its special place in our hearts. we need it to complete the full picture we aim to create.

please submit all entries (just ONE per category) as both a google doc and a PDF to 

each submission must include your name, category, and 'SUBMISSION' in the subject line (for example, 'theressa malone essay and poetry SUBMISSION') as well as a short 1-3 sentence bio about the author

*We do not accept submissions that have been published elsewhere, and ask that all works are not simultaneously being sent to other publications*


cheers x