Short stories and excerpts from novels should range from 1,500 words to a maximum of 10,000 words. Other prose forms (essays, reviews, etc.) should range from 500 words to 1,500 words. For poetry we prefer but do not require 100 word minimums. We prefer longer submissions since it gives us a better idea of what the writer can do. Submission is open year round. There are no deadlines or submission fees.
Submissions are accepted via Submittable. Simply use the link below or use the Submittable interface. Please include a biographical note with your submission. We will include your biography if we post your submission.
We pay all contributors. Payment is via your PayPal account. Starting with September 2016 postings, we will pay $100 for every short story or novel excerpt that we accept. For other types of submission we will pay in a range from $25 to $50. We pay promptly on the first of every month for the previous month's posts.
Submitted work must be previously unpublished. We accept simultaneous submissions. Please inform us immediately if the work has been accepted elsewhere. The writer retains copyright.
With regard to fiction, there are no specific requirements on style and content. We value craft and originality.
For reviews and essays, we require serious, substantive discussion.
We don’t accept unsolicited interviews or translations. All submitters must be at least 18 years of age.
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Essays, Creative Non Fiction, Film, Music and other Reviews should range from 500 words to 1,500 words. Please see our submissions policy for details.