Cabrillo College-Watsonville Center-Xinachtli Journal

Journal X

Journal X 2022, Coming Your Way!

August 2022

The 2nd edition of Xinachtli Journal--Journal X--is in progress. We will post up-to-date information here (on our website) when the journal is available. Please check back in August.

Xinachtli: Nahuatl word that describes the moment a seed germinates

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Also available at Santa Cruz (main) Public Library, Capitola Public Library, and Watsonville (main) Public Library

Social Justice Literary/Arts Journal

SUBMIT TO JOURNAL X 2023!

Xinachtli Journal—Journal X—aims to give voice to social justice issues. We accept short fiction, short memoir, poetry, short plays and screenplays, essays, art, or photography. We encourage experimental submissions. Submissions in English, Spanish, or Spanglish are accepted.

SUBMISSIONS

  • Send up to 3 submissions of unpublished literary work (RTF or word format), or

  •  Send up to 8 pieces of art/photography (300+ DPI)

  •  Submissions should not exceed 10 pages (approx. 2500 words)

  •  Include your name, address, phone, email, + a short bio (100 words or less)

SUBMISSION DEADLINES

  • Priority Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022

  • Final Deadline: Dec. 30, 2022

SUBMIT

Social themes include (but are not limited to):
  • social justice/inequities
  • community activism
  • im/migration
  • de/colonization
  • incarceration/police violence
  • feminist approaches
  • lgbtq+ issues
  • gentrification
  • environmental racism
  • intersectionality
  • race, class, gender, sexuality
  • etc.