All editorial decisions are based on the content and quality of the
work submitted. Simultaneous submissions are allowed, but please tell us
as soon as your work is accepted elsewhere.
• All prose submissions should be double-spaced with one inch margins.
• Submissions should be no more than 5,000 words.
By submitting your work, you affirm that you
are the sole author or artist, and maintain all rights for your work.
If your work is accepted for publication, Hospital Drive retains an
exclusive use of Electronic Rights (the right to publish and reproduce
your material online) for a period of time equal to one publication
cycle starting from the date the work first appears on Hospital Drive’s
Web site. Hospital Drive also retains Electronic Archival Rights (the
entire issue in which your work appears will be stored in electronic
form for public inspection after original publication), and the
non-exclusive right to reprint the piece once in print or electronic
format (CD), should we produce a print or CD anthology in the future. We
retain the right to re-size the images selected to fit design format.
You will also retain copyright and the right to be acknowledged as
the moral author or artist of your work. While available as the current
issue online, no original work may appear in another publication, either
electronic or print, except when identified as part of Hospital Drive
and with permission from Hospital Drive. As a courtesy we ask that
authors acknowledge their publication in Hospital Drive in any
By submitting material to Hospital Drive you affirm that you have
read and agree to all of our submission guidelines. Guidelines and
rights are subject to change without notice.