Submissions Update:

Call for work resumes in Spring 2023 for the Summer Volume –V8 / The Chain

What’s your Chain!?

Please send poetry, visual art, short story, hybrid text, essay, maps, recipes, performance texts, critique, book reviews, and pitches for features to by 5/01

V8 will be published in Summer 23 in print and online.

Editors for V8 are Chelsea Rector, Matt Sedillo, & Linda Ravenswood.

Past updates: 

Theme for V6 / the dance

Submissions open 1 June – 5 July 2022

View the current edition -V5 – for tone and content

Note about publishing with The Los Angeles Press-

Only previously unpublished work will be accepted. (However, excerpts and images may appear in featured articles and interviews)

Submissions should be sent to

Theme for V5 / bask

Submissions for V5 open March 1- through March 31.  Spring edition /National Poetry Month Edition launches April 1.

Submissions for V4 open August 1- through August 1521.  Autumn edition launches September 1. note V4 launched 01.20.2020

View the current edition -V3 – for tone and content

Second broadside –

Visual and Literary Art by Olga Koumoundouros

COLA project at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

Designed by Linda Ravenswood and Olga Koumoundouros

available at

Submissions open March 1- through March 15.  Spring edition launches April 1.

View the current edition -V1 – for tone and content

We are curating the inaugural print edition of Volume Zero with the online journal concurrently, and go to press with select articles from submissions rec’d including art, interviews, and literature. Broadsides and pamphlets are available for purchase from 31 July.

First Broadside –

Poetry by Chelsea Rector
Edited and Printed by Linda Ravenswood

First Pamphlet-
Aisha by Mikeas Sanchez
Translated by David Shook
Printed by Linda Ravenswood

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