Claudius Speaks is accepting submissions for our Autumn 2016 issue: Buried. On behalf of the Claudius staff I encourage you to submit your work to our publication. Claudius Speaks is a platform for emerging voices to challenge the mind and move the heart. We seek personal essays, narrative nonfiction, poetry, photography, painting, and illustration. A central aspect of our mission is to shine a light on less-established writers and artists.We pay for all accepted work. Should you like to heed our call and submit, please send your work via submittable. The deadline for submissions isSATURDAY, DECEMBER 31st. We are very eager to review your work and we look forward to hearing from you!