Submission Guidelines


Muddy Water is looking for writers. First read the magazine, and if you’re interested in writing for Muddy Water, send a query email to us, with your resume or bio credits, writing links to online published stories, or if unpublished, send a 500 word sample of your writing in the email body. No attachments please, they won’t be opened.  We are looking for writers in all categories listed on the top menu bar of the front page. If you send a 500 word sample, make sure it’s in the subject that you wish to write about. We are looking for the highest quality writers, but you needn’t be overly literary. We want writers who are well versed in the subject they’re writing about and can express their thoughts clearly, honestly and insightfully.

Send query email

editor@muddywatermagazine.com