Submissions for Issue.3 close on July 15th

Who: Those who live, labor, or loiter in Addison County, Vermont
What: Up to three pieces of writing and/or art.
When: June 1–July 15
Where: Send submissions to

Please include your full name; the town where you live, work, or go to school; your email address; and any other information you would like to give.


If you make it, we’ll take it: fiction, non-fiction, dramatic forms, poetry—any genre, any topic.

Must be submitted in .doc or .docx format. For dramatic forms, .pdf format is acceptable. If you have questions regarding file format, please contact us and we’ll gladly help you work it out.

Word-count: Maximum of 3,000 words per submission


Art must be submitted in high-resolution black-and-white format. Other formats will not be considered for publication.

If you would like to submit physical art—sculpture, stained glass, paintings, et al.—we will take a professional black-and-white photo of it for submission on Saturday, July 15 at the Bixby Memorial Library in Vergennes. Please contact us to let us know about these physical submissions.

Again, please reach out if you have any questions ( We look forward to seeing all of your wonderful work!


By accepting any offer of publication, the author will grant Zig Zag first serial rights.

Upon publication, rights to the work will revert back to the author. The author retains all other rights to the work.

Any subsequent publication will note that the work was first published in Zig Zag.

Payment for publication in Zig Zag is one contributor’s copy in which the work appears.

As appropriate, we may also choose to nominate published work for awards or other recognition, including further use of accepted pieces for Zig Zag promotions and events.