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Submission Guidelines

Seven Pillars House of Wisdom’s online magazine, sevenpillarshouse.org, accepts submissions of articles, poetry, reviews, audio, video and artwork, both original and excerpts/extracts from other publications and online sources.

Seven Pillars seeks to represent a wide range of traditions and disciplines, a balance amongst its four thematic areas, as well as age, ethnic and gender diversity. Articles will be accepted based on quality, cultural relevance, and the needs for balance described above.

Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis, with response from the Editorial Board within four weeks of submission. Accepted material will usually be published within three months. Ten to twenty pieces are published each month as part of bi-weekly updates to the site.

Submissions must:

  1. Fit within Seven Pillars’ mission: Seven Pillars House of Wisdom is dedicated to fostering beauty and depth in human culture, and seeks to cultivate awareness of the unity of existence and the qualities of the heart that naturally arise from this awareness: nobility of character, genuine civility and creative optimism.
  2. Closely relate to one or more of Seven Pillars’ primary thematic areas: Cosmology, Revelation, Mysticism and Chivalry.
  3. If an article, ideally be between 250 and 3,000 words in length. Longer articles up to 7,500 words may be considered by application to the Editorial Board. While we seek articles that are informative, we favor a style that is journalistic rather than academic.
  4. Be submitted as a Microsoft Word (.doc) file, font Times Roman, 12 point size. File name should read authorlastname_title.doc, with no spaces in the title. Example: Bamford_ChristianRevelation.doc.
  5. Be submitted by the original author and/or publication with permission to feature on sevenpillarshouse.org.
  6. Include the contributor’s biography of 150 words or less, beginning with the author’s name, and ending with any website affiliations. See sevenpillarshouse.org/people for examples.
  7. Include a listing of source for each accompanying image, noting whether permission has been granted for use of the image. All images must have permission in writing from the original source.

Please send all submissions via e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). In the subject line please write Submission: Article Name by Author. Example: Submission: Christian Revelation by Christopher Bamford.

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