Send your poetry, nonfiction, fiction, criticism, reviews, and visual submissions to Route 2 values well written, creative, intelligent content. Publication decisions are based on quality of the individual piece, and its fit in the overall volume. However, we do welcome pieces that experiment with language and structure.

FICTION/NONFICTION pieces should be no longer than 2000 words; however, we will make exceptions for outstanding pieces. Do not send more than three stories at a time.

All forms of POETRY and EXPERIMENTAL DERIVATIVES are welcome. We request you submit three to five poems at a time.

CRITICISM and REVIEWS should focus on a close examination of works including literature, art, music, photography, film, television, visual design, painting, and other fields of media expression. Pieces should not extend beyond 2000 words. 

VISUAL ART including still and moving images are welcome. Images could use any number of techniques and media, including photographs, paintings, drawings, illustrations, film stills, collages, prints, typography, or animation. Submit visual pieces as jpg files with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.

Submissions should be sent to Include the genre of the piece in the subject line of the email. Text should be formatted in 12 pt font, double-spaced, and include your brief biography.