I hope it isn’t inappropriate to ask visitors to By Common Consent to recommend to their friends who write fiction and poetry to consider submitting their work to Dialogue. An interdisciplinary journal, Dialogue has always been open to fiction and poetry. However, it has done so with some irregularity, owing, perhaps, to a dearth of submissions. During my editorship, we have published stories and poems with considerable consistency. Unfortunately, we have not had as large an inventory of them as I could wish for.
We do not have a similar dearth in documented articles and personal essays. No one doubts the importance of Dialogue as an outlet for expository writing of that sort. Am I naive in believing from a long time ago that Dialogue is a premier outlet for Mormon creative writing as well? I have held that belief from before the time I had my first story accepted by Dialogue in 1978. Though not a poet, I felt the same for poetry. It is no small thing for a story or poem to appear in Dialogue.
If you write stories or poems, consider sending them to us. If you have friends who write them, urge them to submit them. Submission is easy. Simply send an e-mail attachment in Word, WordPerfect, or rich text format to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further options and for our publication policy, consult the Submissions link on the Dialogue home page.