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Quiddity
quiddity@ben.edu
  • Type of organization
    magazine
  • Web address
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Joanna Beth Tweedy
  • Publishes
    fiction, poetry, art, translation
  • Focus
    Quiddity is a multimedia arts venue featuring an international literary journal (print and audio), a public-radio program, and a visiting writer and artist series. Each is produced by Benedictine University in partnership with NPR member/PRI affiliate WUIS, Illinois Public Radio
  • Representative authors
    Douglas A. Blackmon, John Knoepfle, Janice N. Harrington
  • Submissions policy
    Prose: one work (5,000 words maximum) Poetry: up to five poems (no more than ten pages total) Include a cover letter. Please be sure your name and contact information appear on the FIRST page of the work for prose, and on EACH page of the work for poetry. Hard copy submissions should include an email address and a self-addressed, business-size (#10), stamped envelope (SASE) for response. Please note: Manuscript will not be returned. Electronic submissions may be made online using Submishmash/Submittable. A $3.50 online fee applies to electronic submissions. All work must be previously unpublished. (See website for details)
  • Simultaneous submissions accepted
    yes
  • Reading period
    Year round
  • Reporting time
    2 - 3 months
  • Author Payments
    copies
  • Contests
    1. Teresa A. White Literary Award: \\\\\\\"Buck-a-Word\\\\\\\" Contest (Odd Numbered Years) 2. The Linda Hodge Bromberg Literary Award (Even Numbered Years) 3. Book Trailer Contest for Writers and Small or Independent Presses (See website for details)
  • Number of paid staff
    2
  • Number of unpaid staff
    21
  • CLMP Member?
    yes
  • How many writers did you publish in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    70
  • How many live events did you present in your most recent year (calendar or fiscal)?
    4
  • ISSN Number
    1941-2606
  • ISBN Number
    978-0-986-0193-0-2
  • Total Circulation
    500 per issue
  • Paid Subscriptions
    200
  • Individual Price
    $15.00
  • Insitutional Price
    $15.00
  • Single Copy Price
    $9.00
  • Back Issues Available
    yes
  • Ads?
    no
  • Unsolicited Manuscripts Accepted
    yes
  • If Yes, What Percent Of All Unsolicited MSS Are Published?
    < 1
  • Format
    perfect
  • Dimensions
    10 - 7
  • Average Number of Pages
    160