MAY 5, 2022, DEADLINE for Submissions for Chaos,
the yearly publication of the Texas Mountain Trail Writers
This is a call for submissions for the 2021-2022 Chaos West of the Pecos, the yearly publication of the Texas Mountain Trail Writers.
All paid current members are invited to submit up to 4 manuscripts or poems with total word count no more than 6000. Your dues must be current (dues’ year is April 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022). To check on your status you may contact Robbie Ann Burns at
NEW!!!! ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Electronic submissions must be in the following format:
- Word document
- Times New Roman font
- 12 point
- Must include your contact name, email address, phone number, and your pen name, if different than your contact name.
- Email your submissions to our editor, Jerri Garza at You will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation email, she did not receive your submission.
Do not send photographs with your submissions. They will not be printed.
NOTE: Submit an entry only once. NO revisions will be accepted! Please revise carefully to ensure your material is ready and final before you submit.
Please note that editing may be done to improve grammar, spelling or clarity. The TMTW does not accept sexually explicit stories or political opinion pieces.
Be aware that suitability to our publication, ease of editing (readability) and the number of other submissions will determine what actually gets printed. The better your editing of any piece, the more likely you’ll find it in the Chaos.
Submissions must be received by MAY5, 2022
If you will want to purchase extra copies of Chaos, please let us know by MAY 30, 2022. We will not be printing extras unless specifically ordered.
(Please note that if you add us to your spam lists, you may never get into Chaos again, because all our emails to you will be going to the Junk folders.)