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The Wax Paper
  • Type of organization
  • Phone
    (312) 622-8921
  • Web address
  • Social media platforms used
    Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
    A quarterly printed broadsheet of moving words and still images.
  • Is your group affiliated with a University, portal or other agency?
  • Primary editor/Contact person
    Nicholas Freeman
  • Contact title
  • Focus
    We look to publish work that requires patient observation, remains steadfast in its empathy and displays genuine vitality.
  • Submissions policy
    Submissions are taken directly through email, physical copies and through Submittable. Our website provides a manifesto and submission policy. Each submission is read by both senior editors and by a number of assistant readers.
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