We accept pitches and submissions to Before submitting, please take some time to read these guidelines and get acquainted with the work that we publish.

Submission Guidelines

Highway Magazine welcomes critical essays, personal essays, interviews, exhibition reviews, music reviews, poetry, and contemporary art.

There is no 'theme', but we are interested in:

abstraction, experimental prose, unique-to-you stories, internal universes,
restlessness, interplanetary transit, cosmicomics, apocalyptic anxiety,
existential anxiety, keeping _ weird, embracing vulnerability, unconventional
romance, tasteful erotica, sideways self-representation, correspondence/despondence,
accomplices, and longing.

Writing submissions: Pieces should be between 500 - 3,000 words. Submissions may be shared in .doc, .rtf, or GoogleDoc format.

Contemporary art submissions: If you are interested in having your work published in Highway, please send a selection of five of your best images to along with a brief artist statement and link to your website. Images must be attached individually and submitted at minimum 250 DPI. Video submissions are also encouraged, and must be uploaded to Youtube or Vimeo (password-protected links are fine) for our viewing. Attached video files will not be accepted.

Sound submissions: Please send two tracks or more to Individually attached files or files uploaded to Soundcloud / Bandcamp are acceptable.

Pitches: Should you wish to confirm our interest in a piece in advance of authoring a draft, please submit a pitch e-mail to for our consideration. Pitches must include: the proposed title of your piece, a brief paragraph (no more than 200 words) describing your idea and intentions, and the soonest date you will be able to deliver a first draft.


Happy hunting!

— Highway staff