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  • Submission is free. Switch is run by volunteers, and we regret that we are unable to pay for publication.

  • We accept work up to 400 words. You may submit up to three pieces. 

  • Work must be unpublished and comprised of a single paragraph (please do not indent). 

  • Simultaneous submissions are not accepted.

  • Send your selections in a Word document (.doc or .docx), using single-spaced lines, and Times New Roman, 12-point font. 

  • Please embed and italicize any spoken words (do not use quotation marks around dialogue).

  • We reserve the right to request edits on accepted work prior to publication.

  • Please, no generative AI.

  • Send a brief biographical note (up to three lines) in your Word document. 

  • If we accept your work, we require First Electronic Rights to publish and non-exclusive rights to retain your work on our website indefinitely. If your work is republished, please credit Switch as the original publisher. 

  • We will reopen for submission in the summer of 2024. 

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