Current Calls for Submission

[Note: KHQ is on permanent hiatus from reading and publishing until further notice. Check back with us Fall 2020 for updates. Any emailed or mailed submissions during this period will be discarded unread. You can learn more about our hiatus on our blog.]

In the meantime, browse our archive, and consider submitting to the many quality environmental journals out there. Here is a brief list of some great magazines:

Creative journals: The Hopper, Camas, Orlo (Bear Deluxe), Flyway, Ecotone, Avocet, Flycatcher, Canary, Hawk & Handsaw, Poecology, The Forth River, Terrain, Weber, and Orion.

Scholarly journals: ISLE, Environmental Humanities, Green Letters, The Journal of Ecocriticism, Humanimalia, Resilience, Journal of Environmental Practice, Green Theory & Praxis, and The Goose.

Winter Creative Issue (Vol. 6, Iss. 4: Winter Solstice)
Featuring: Patty Somlo.
Open Theme. Note: 6.4’s submissions close Sep. 1.

Kudzu Scholar (Vol. 6, Iss. 3: Fall Equinox)

Summer Creative Issue (Vol. 6, Iss. 2: Summer Solstice)
Featuring Davis McCombs
Theme: “Landscape without Nature.”
Note: 6.2’s categories open October 1st and end March 1st.

eChapbook (Vol. 6, Iss. 1: Spring Equinox)
We seek 20-40 pages of poetry, fiction, or nonfiction for a single-authored “eChapbook.” Last year’s issue can be found here.
Note: 5.4’s categories open August 15th and end February 1st.

WINTER SOLSTICE (Vol-5. Iss-4, 2015)
Featuring Erica Dawson
(Theme: open)
Note: 5.4’s categories closed September 1st, 2015.

Essay Cluster Theme: Teaching Green Humanities and Ecocriticism (Guest Edited by Alison Lacivita)
Essay Cluster Theme: Sustainable Environments (staff edited)

SUMMER SOLSTICE (Vol-5. Iss-2, 2015)
Featuring Keetje Kuipers
(Theme: “Feral Lands, Feral Selves”)

WINTER SOLSTICE (Vol-4. Iss-3, 2014)
(Theme: open)

(Theme: “Hybridity”)

SUMMER SOLSTICE (Vol-4. Iss-1, 2014)
Theme: “Apocalypse & Renewal”)

We are also interested in peer-reviewers for submissions to our scholarly issue, reviewers and bloggers, and readers for our creative writing submissions. If you are interested in serving in either of these capacities, email: