Detour is an alternative ezine, accepting submissions on a rolling basis. We publish a grounded and genuine look at our humanity. Detour fosters a community based in the free expression and the purveyance of the human condition. We are an open forum for anyone to express themselves in an environment that cultivates growth. Our aspiration is to provide a detour from daily routine.

Limit submissions to 1000 words or less and read our work at before sending material. Send submissions and questions to We accept thoughtful and awesome pieces in nearly all media forms, such as:

  • videos
  • stories (fiction or nonfiction)
  • photographs
  • artwork
  • comics
  • screenplays
  • humor
  • letters
  • performance (recordings)
  • doodles
  • lyrics
  • manifestos
  • criticism
  • any other “so good I got to see it” glory

Please attach a docx or rtf file for the submission and include your name and email address. If you prefer to publish anonymously or under a pen name, please include this information with your submission. Don't forget to like us on facebook and follow us on twitter too.