Call For Submissions
We are currently accepting submissions for publication.
riksha is an online magazine that is committed to publishing expressions of the Asian American experience. riksha welcomes poetry, fiction, non-fiction, drama, art, and audio/video submissions. Please submit in only one genre at a time.
If you are interested in submitting work to be featured riksha.com, we encourage you to take a look at past material that was published in riksha’s first incarnation as a print magazine to get an idea of the general range and types of work that we find interesting. You can view previously published pieces HERE or take a look at an archive of the original web site which launched in 1997! HERE
Poetry: Submit three to five poems, but no more than 6 pages total.
Fiction/Non-fiction: Submit up to 4,000 words of double-spaced prose. Please list name and page number on each page of the submission.
Drama: Submit up to 15 pages of playwriting or screenwriting (excerpts from completed scripts acceptable). Please list name and page number on each page of submission.
Artwork: Submit three to five visual pieces as jpeg file attachments.
Video: Submit links to one to five videos. We do not host video submissions.
Audio: Submit links to one to three audio pieces. You may also attach common audio files. An individual piece should be 15 minutes or less in duration.
With your submission, please include a brief biography or artist statement and include a note that gives credit to any individuals who collaborated on your project.
We accept submissions on an ongoing basis, but please wait for a response from our editors on your first submission before sending a subsequent submission. You may submit previously published works, noting where and when.