SUBMISSION & GUIDELINES

The Eloquent Orifice is a literary journal that seeks to bring the arts within reach of those who believe in the power of critical thought, active discussion and passionate creation in the shaping of contemporary society. Through the publication of this journal, we aim to provide a platform for the encouragement of further intellectual interaction among contemporaries.

 

We accept works from the following categories:
CRITICAL ESSAYS 

a. Analytical texts that showcase original research and arguments, theories and/or philosophies
b. Offer critical interpretation/evaluation of text(s), film(s), other art work(s)
c. Minimum of 1,500 words and a maximum of 5,000 words
d. Citation of references to be in MLA format

VISUAL ART WORKS

a. Original short films, photographs, paintings, drawings et cetera of artistic and creative merit
b. Films not longer than 15 minutes
c. Number of photographs/paintings/etcetera not exceeding 6 per submission
d. Submission to be accompanied by a brief exegesis not exceeding 600 words

MUSIC 

a. Original music (score, composition and lyrics) of artistic and creative merit
b. Submission to be accompanied by a brief exegesis not exceeding 600 words

LITERARY WORKS 

a. Original poetry, prose and drama of artistic and creative merit
b. Full-length scripts will only be published in part
c. Submission to be accompanied by a brief exegesis not exceeding 600 words

COMMENTARIES 

a. Original commentaries on socio-econo-politics
b. Citation of references to be in MLA format

REVIEWS

a. Original reviews on books, film, plays, music etcetera, or original review articles of theories or philosophies
b. Citation of references to be in MLA format

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

a. Response to a previously published item in The Eloquent Orifice
b. To be in standard formal letter format
c. Citation of references, if any, to be in MLA format

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