Calamari Archive


If you are not familiar w/ Calamari Archive + we are not familiar w/ your work, it would behoove you to first try an excerpt or short piece for Sleepingfish (the sort of farm team for Calamari). We are particularly interested in work that builds on the archival narrative of Calamari/Sleepingfish + that challenges + subverts the usual notions of author vs. book, fiction vs. poetry ± text vs. image—particularly collaborative, anonymous ± self-authored art/text hybrids. We are not interested in straight up story-telling ± verse poetry. Art is our primary concern.

Please familiarize yourself w/ Sleepingfish ± the Calamari Archive catalog before submitting, not just to see if your work is a good fit, but that we are a good fit for you + your work. Note that as of Sept 2014, we don't publish copyrighted works + as of July 2017 we will only publish anonymous or pseudonymous works + are also releasing music in cassette format.

Submissions are accepted by email only.