We accept submissions from aLL those who identify as women on any kaupapa.

Take the time to read the Guidelines below. In submitting your work to Awa Wahine you are stating that you understand and agree to adhere to these guidelines.



  • We reserve the right to discern which articles are published. If an edit is required, we will seek your approval before publishing.

  • Please feel free to let us know what your pronouns are.

  • We accept multiple submissions.

  • Submissions can be published elsewhere. We reserve the right to exclude links to personal blogs etc if for the interest of our readers.

  • Posts will be scheduled into accordance of our marketing strategies and not in order which received.

  • We do not allow threats of violence and incitement, hate speech or harassment. Awa Wahine is a safe space for our writers and readers alike. While we strive to empower women to voice their thoughts and feelings, we will not allow works to be published that make use of offensive terms of any of the above. If an edit is required, we will seek your approval.

  • While we will never use your writing outside of Awa Wahine platforms, as part of our Marketing strategies to reach more readers, we may quote your words (and make reference to you) and images for posters, social media and other marketing publications. In submitting your works you are agreeing to this use.

  • We will seek your approval for any opportunities Awa Wahine create for our contributors in terms of publication deals and opportunities.


  • Complete a contributor form here.

  • Include your own high resolution only image (preferred) or download a free image from or Please provide with appropriate copyrights. Just an idea: If you don’t have any photos, have a bit of fun and do a creative photo shoot with a friend for your Awa Wahine submission.

  • Any queries please contact