SJI welcomes a wide variety of creative works. We
only require a non-exclusive Publishing Agreement which means
you can publish your work with another publisher.
submission is reviewed by three to seven peer reviewers with
final decisions reported to the
author, usually within three months.
If your work is accepted for publication, you will be asked to
License to Publish
agreement along with a processing fee of $99.95.
Why is this fee necessary?
Please click the link
General Guidelines and read the section
at the end of the page titled
Charge a Processing Fee.
Unlike some traditional and online journals, we
do not charge a submission fee
for reviewing a manuscript for publication consideration.
The following guidelines
describe our current requirements. However, we are also interested
in ongoing experimentation with different modes and formats. If you
have a good idea that does not fit into our current modes and
formats, please let
Submit your material to
as email attachments. The email subject should be "Submission to
Journal of Creative
2. The creative project must be your original work. All music/ sound/ images must comply
with copyright laws.
3. Your email to SJI should have two attachments (cover page and the creative work).
The cover page must contain the following information. To facilitate
anonymous reviews, indication of authorship should appear only on
departments or disciplines of authors
Institutional affiliations of authors
The file that contains your creative work should begin with the
title of your work and a
one-page Statement of Purpose.
The Statement of Purpose should
provide an overview of the work and discuss the original
contribution of the work. It should also place the work in a
theoretical, technical or
historical context. The creative work can be any of the following types.
If your creative work is in the form of an audio or video file, then
include the Statement of Purpose in a
separate attachment in Microsoft Word or pdf format.
Poetry: up to 3 poems in one submission (Microsoft Word or pdf
Painting: up to 3 paintings in one submission (pdf format)
Sculpture: up to 3 sculptures in one submission (pdf format)
Craft: up to 3 crafts in one submission (pdf format)
Photography: up to 3 photos in one submission (pdf format)
Fiction (Microsoft Word or pdf format)
Creative non-fiction (Microsoft Word or pdf format)
Creative essay (Microsoft Word or pdf format)
Critical essay (Microsoft Word or pdf format)
Play/ Script (Microsoft Word or pdf format)
Performances of dance, music, play, etc.
(Windows Media Video
or QuickTime format; up to 3 performances in one submission).
Music composition (wav or MP3 format; notation in pdf format; up to
3 compositions in one submission).
Digital or multimedia works (films, online games, digital artwork, etc.;
up to 3 works in one submission).