Uptown Mosaic Magazine accepts unsolicited submissions from both published and unpublished writers of original fiction, non-fiction, book excerpts, poetry, critical essays, photos and art. We’re looking for thought provoking writing that that examines society and culture in a way that’s challenging, fresh, innovative, irreverent, and hip.

We do not accept any submissions previously published or pieces simultaneously submitted to another magazine or website.

Submissions of Fiction and Non-Fiction must be 5,000 words or fewer.

There is no line limit for Poetry submissions, but we prefer poems be two pages or fewer.

Submission Format: Submissions should be in 12-point type, with one-inch margins, and numbered pages. Fiction and nonfiction submissions should be double-spaced. Poetry submissions should be single-spaced. Please include your name, telephone number, and email address at the top of each page. Also, please include a brief biographical note with your submission.

Average response time to submissions is 30 days
Submissions of short fiction may be of any genre or types are accepted. Fiction submissions must be 5,000 words or fewer
Poetry submissions of any genre or types are accepted. There is no line or word limit for poetry submissions, but we prefer poems be two pages or fewer.
Uptown Mosaic accepts submissions from artists and photographers for covers, picture essays, and portfolios. Artists and photographers are encouraged to submit single images and feature sets.

Final publication requires a 300 dpi image in JPG, BMP, or TIF format
Uptown Mosaic accepts several types of non-fiction submissions. Categories include: General interest, profiles, book excerpts (prior to publication), and essays.

Topics of interest include: Public affairs, business, law, education, the family, economics, the environment, natural history, science, the arts, religion, culture and society.