Turning Tides Submissions


  • Identifying information should appear only on the online submission form
  • Anonymous submissions will not be accepted
  • Submissions must include a valid MMA email address
  • Please set MARGINS at 1.25 inches on all four sides
  • NUMBER pages (if more than one page) in bottom center of page
  • DOUBLE SPACE short stories and scripts
  • 12 POINT TIMES NEW ROMAN font for short stories, scripts, poems, and essays
  • Entries must be uploaded as one of the following formats (gif, jpg, png, avi, mov, pm3, wav, doc, docx)
  • Images must be in .jpg format
  • Please title all work

Narrative, Analysis, and Research Essay Guidelines
Limited to one entry per author

Short Story Guidelines
Limited to three entries per author

Poetry Guidelines
Limited to five entries per author

Photographic, Computer Art or Drawing
Limited to five entries per artist (Note: If more than five entries are submitted, only the first five entries will be considered.)
Submissions are limited to 15MB uploads

Video Guidelines
Limited to 3 entries per person (Note: Entries beyond the first 3 will not be considered.)
5 minute time limit per entry
.avi and .mov formats accepted


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