The Voice of Ra

The Voice of Ra is the official journal of Amon-Ra Lodge, created to showcase the works and talent of both members and friends of the lodge. A newly-minted quarterly publication, its inaugural issue is due to launch the Vernal Equinox of 2018 e.v..

The staff of The Voice of Ra are always interested in receiving submissions in the following categories: poetry, short fiction, photography, visual arts, scholarly nonfiction, magickal rituals, book reviews, and personal reflections and insights pertaining to one’s magickal practice, or more generally to magick, mysticism, esotericism, Thelema, Aleister Crowley, the O.T.O., and other related topics. Interested writers and artists are encouraged to contact Lead Editor Soror Via Serpentis at thevoiceofra.oto@gmail.com with submissions and any questions pertaining to thematic eligibility.

Submissions are accepted year-round. For the Vernal Equinox 2018 e.v. issue, submissions are being considered until March 16th. Pieces we are impressed with but do not have the space for in the upcoming release will be held on-file for publication in the subsequent issue. Please see the full list of guidelines before submitting.

Guidelines

Submission guidelines are as follows:

  • written work should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document, with no more than 3,000 words for prose, and no more than 5 pages of poetry
  • photography and visual arts should be submitted in .png or .jpeg format. Accompanying titles and short blurbs may be written in the body of the e-mail.
  • multiple submissions per author are welcome. There is no limit to how many pieces one may submit, however approved submissions may be held on-file for future issues to ensure parity of authorship
  • previously published work will not be considered. The sole exception is self-published work featured only on one’s own author or artist website/blog
    • if the piece was submitted simultaneously to other publications and was accepted, please inform us at your earliest convenience by e-mail
  • all files should include your name or pseudonym followed by the genre
    • (e.g. viaserpentis_poetry.docx)
  • all submissions should be e-mailed directly to thevoiceofra.oto@gmail.com with the relevant file attached
    • please title your e-mail as “Submission – Author – Genre”
      • (e.g. Submission – Via Serpentis – Poetry)
    • please send each piece as a separate e-mail if mailing multiple submissions

The rights of any given piece belong to the author or artist after publication. Please note that at this time, The Voice of Ra is a purely electronic journal distributed freely and publicly on the Amon-Ra Lodge website. Submissions will not be compensated monetarily.

Please allow up to two weeks for a response. If you do not receive a response by this time, please send a follow-up e-mail.