A call for submissions for issue #5 will be advertised early 2017. If you would like to be notified, please sign up to our email newsletter. Below you will find the submission guidelines.


Previous themes have included: Equal Access, Utopia for a Day, Black Sheep and Eco-Feminism. The theme for issue #5 will be advertised early 2017.


If you are over 18, interested in creating something in response to this theme, can draw a stick figure, use a camera or string two words together, than we want to hear from YOU!!!

What we expect from you:

  • To read and sign consent form and send it with your submission
  • That you are over 18 years of age
  • Either new or previously produced written or visual work
  • That you submit for consideration your own ideas and opinions
  • That you own the copyright and give us permission to reproduce it
  • To be aware that submitted works will be reproduced in colour both in print and digitally
  • Submitted image files in jpg or tiff format at 300 dpi
  • Submitted written pieces in an editable word file (no PDFs)
  • To be aware that we hold the right NOT to publish your work
  • To communicate with us if you have any questions or concerns
  • To submit your work by the stated deadline
  • By signing this consent form you are agreeing to the conditions of participation for current and future submissions
  • What are you waiting for?? Get cracking!!

What you can expect from us:

  • To publish material that we deem is in keeping with the stated theme for each issue, and reflects the aims of The Equal Standard
  • To retain full editorial control, including the placement of works
  • If selected, we will reproduce your work in The Equal Standard and in some instances current and/or future promotional or archiving material
  • If your work is not accepted, we may consider publishing your submission in another issue
  • That your submitted work may be edited, including cropping/ manipulating images and editing text, but all edits will be subject to your final approval
  • To allow you to withdraw your work for publishing for any reason before the publication is printed and digitally distributed
  • If your work is published, we will provide you with a link of the completed publication
  • If we agree to publish your work, we will keep your submission anonymous if you request it
  • A massive, and genuine thank you!


Email your submissions to