Record Submission Guidelines

The Chicago Record an online literary magazine published since 2008.

Submissions are only accepted via email. Snail mail submissions will not be accepted.

Submissions are poetry year round (no more than 6 at a time)as well as flash fiction no more than 1000 words in length.
Looking for work that is bold honest and edgy (Of course with some tact). There is no censorship on language or content unless a term is used to describe a particular group of people or belief in a negative light even if it is your own group.

If you have written a book and would like it to be reviewed please submit it as an attachment. Be aware it does take some time as the book must be read. Or if you have a review of your own to submit that will be accepted as well.

Submissions are accepted at and posted on the Chicago Record Magazine site at Response time is within a week when a submission is accepted.

The Purpose of the magazine is to display a writers talent and give others a chance to see their body of work. This is why the Chicago Record publishes as many pieces as possible.

Urban Empire is a site which has become about musings on a particular experience in the arts. Or dedicated to a particular theme. Usually for longer pieces whereas the main site is for poetry.
Please note which site you are submitting work for.

Chicago Record accepts art work and photography submissions as attachments. Artist receives copy of issue work is in.

If you would like to add a link to the main page include it in your submission and a note saying you would like your link attached and I will do so.

All work with © at the end is written by Godfrey Logan.

Godfrey Logan
Chicago Record Magazine

Helpless I do not know if good intentions prevail among the elected, among the appointed, leaving me apprehensive that the fate ...