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Transfer noun. (transˈfər)

In some transportation systems, a ticket given or sold to the passenger to enable them to continue their journey to another point.---Welcome to Transfer Magazine's Submittable page! Here, you can submit written submissions to be considered for publication. Please take the time to read this page carefully. 


  1. Please submit each submission individually. 
  2. We accept all basic document file types. 
  3. Remove your name from any and all pages on your submission's document. 


*Fiction and creative non-fiction:

  • Submit up to five fiction or creative non-fiction pieces
  • Each submission should be twenty pages or less 


  • May submit up to five poems
  • Each submission should be ten pages or less


  • Submit up to three works of drama
  • Each submission should be fifteen pages or less 


  • Who can submit? 

San Francisco State University students only can submit. If you are a current student, you can submit. If you have recently graduated, you may submit to the first issue published after your graduation. 

  • What do I get if I am published? 

You will receive two free print copies of the issue you are published in as well as the notoriety a published author basks in. 

  • How can I join the staff? 

As an SFSU student, you must first take CW 640. Then if a position opens up, you may apply. Every semester the Fiction and Poetry Editor positions usually become available while the Editor in Chief and Managing Editor positions do not. If a position is not filled, the Transfer team will solicit Creative Writing majors to fill the positions. 

  • I'm an SF State student. Aren't I guarenteed to be published? 

No, you are not guarenteed to be published. The decision process is in the hands of the Poetry and Fiction editors. Occasionally, an executive decision to publish or not publish something will be made by the Editor in Chief.

 * Please do not submit more than the maxium number of works for each respective genre. If you submit more than the maxium number of works the editors will only review the first few of your submissions. Thank you.