What we're looking for: May-June 2019


Rocky Street Press exists because artists of all kinds create awesome things and share them with us. Thank you!

We publish all kinds of things: non fiction articles, first hand personal accounts, short fiction, poetry, short films, music, spoken word audio, photography, visual art, reviews…. if you can find a way to stick it to a web page, we’ll consider it!

We’re always open to submissions in any art form, on any theme. First preference goes to artists and writers from Central Queensland (roughly the area from Mackay to Bundaberg and west to the Gemfields) but we’ll consider works by anyone from rural or regional Australia.

Throughout 2019 we’ll also be putting out specific calls for contributions, to tie into some adventures we have planned.

Here’s what we’d really like to see in May-June this year:

  • Short non-fiction films, up to six minutes long

  • Creative works of any kind by Indigenous people

  • Creative works of any kinds by people from refugee backgrounds

  • Essays, poetry, artwork or photography relating to local history

  • Short fiction up to 1000 words

  • First hand accounts about moving to (or back to) rural or regional Australia

  • Book and music reviews: contact us to ask what we have in stock and waiting for a reviewer!

In 2019, we’ll be paying all our contributing artists. Payment will depend on the length and style of the piece, and may also take other factors into account.

You can check out our pitch page for for information on what we’re looking for, or drop us a line to discuss an idea.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!