About Macalla

Macalla is an online literary and creative arts journal featuring work across a wide range of genres by the community of St. Brendan’s in the City. Because every human being is made in the image of a highly creative God, all are welcomed and encouraged to submit regardless of previous experience with the creative and literary arts. This is a safe space to hear and be heard, to question and to learn.

Submission Guidelines

Participants may submit as many as three original pieces per issue for consideration, but only one will be published per person (with the exception of photography and poetry). Stay tuned for the upcoming theme and deadline for the nextissue of Macalla. All submissions should be based on the proposed theme. Content does not need to be explicitly religious.

Macalla is open to a wide range of genres, including but not limited to:

  • Reflections

  • Essays

  • Short stories

  • One-act plays

  • Artwork

  • Short films

  • Recorded songs

  • Recipes

  • Book, album, event, and movie reviews

  • Poetry

  • Photography