Territory is a literary project about territories and the maps that fail to capture them. We publish themed issues. 

We're looking for works of literature, art, or music that either/or...
  • are about maps and the paradoxes they engender.
  • are maps of some territory.
  • respond to an existing map in some way (i.e. ekphrasis). We find it helpful to think of the relationship between map and map-response in terms of preposition. For example, you might...
    • construct a narrative that takes place within the map.
    • translate the map from its current medium to another.
    • map the territories outside the map.
    • write about a specific map, which is to say, explore the circumstances, history, and meaning of this particular object.
Before submitting please read our full submissions guidelines.

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Issue 12 of Territory is about Alaska.

To get a sense of how we're approaching this theme, please see our issue preview page.

Do not submit without first reading our submission guidelines. Note especially our expectations for submission frequency and poetry & other shorter forms.

Thank you.