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Half and One is currently accepting submissions in the following:


We’re accepting pieces on politics, society, education, law, sports, economics, culture, fashion, music and art. We’re also interested in movie and film reviews, and stories from Northeast India. We prefer new and original work. If your work has been accepted to be published elsewhere, please notify us immediately.

All written work must be submitted in English. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.

Submissions must be between 500 and 2,500 words.


Poetry submissions have no limitations. Formatting is entirely up to you.

We only request you to send a minimum of two and maximum of 4 poems in a single document. We are interested in all poetic forms.

There is no word limit for poetry.

Spoken Word:

Spoken Word is a series by Half and One that gives cinematic life to your short stories and poetry.

Submissions must be between 300 and 500 words.

This Is Not A Joke:

This is Not A Joke is a spoof by Half and One.

Submissions must be between 300 and 500 words.


  • Font should be 12-point Arial, whether in normal, bold, or italic. Please do not insert line breaks in the text or special spacing for formatting.
  • Please submit your written articles in a format that can be read by Microsoft Word.
  • .doc or docx file formats please.
  • Please do include a short bio written in third person and a picture of yourself.

How To Submit:

  • An e-mail with your piece as an attachment to Half and One should be sent to [email protected]
  • Use “Call For Submissions” as the subject in the email address block.
  • The message should include the author’s name and the title of the article.
  • We do our best to respond to acceptance for publication of submissions within a month or two.
  • If you don’t hear from us after a month, you are more than welcome to follow up.

Please Note:

  • By submitting to Half and One, you verify that you are the Author of the submitted work, and that the Author grants Rights to Half and One for publication. Rights revert to the Author upon publication.
  • Please credit Half and One as place of first publication, Half and One reserves the right to make minor copy-editing changes to the manuscript.