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Who They Are: LitMag is a print journal of fiction, poetry and nonfiction, a home for award-winning, emerging and unknown writers. We seek work that moves and amazes us. We are drawn to big minds and large hearts.
What They’re Looking Fo: Fiction, poetry and nonfiction
What They Pay: LitMag Print: $500, upon acceptance, for full-length fiction or nonfiction (5,000+ words); $250 for fiction or nonfiction (2,500-4,999 words); $125 for a poem, a group of short poems, or a short short (flash)
LitMag Online: $125, upon acceptance
Deadline: May 31
Who They Are: Since 2002, One Story has published over 200 writers, and is now one of the largest circulating literary magazines in the country, with over 15,000 readers. Over half the stories One Story published are listed among the top 100 in best-of anthologies like Pushcart, Best American, and the PEN/O. Henry.
What They’re Looking For: Literary fiction. Because of our format, we can only accept stories between 3,000 and 8,000 words. They can be any style and on any subject as long as they are good. We are looking for stories that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone.
What They Pay: $500 and 25 contributors copies for First Serial North American rights. All rights will revert to the author following publication.
Deadline: May 31
Who They Are: At AGNI we see literature and the arts as integral to the broad, engaged conversation that underwrites a vital society. Our poets, storytellers, essayists, translators, and artists lift a mirror to nature and the social world. They not only reflect our age, they respond. We have no formula. We seek fresh vision and listen for dynamic voices that address our common reality.
What They’re Looking For: Poetry and prose; personal essays, think-pieces, memoir, prose poems, formal poems, blank verse, free verse, short stories, and short shorts; we do not publish academic essays or purely journalistic writing.
What They Pay: $10 per printed (or printed-out) page for accepted prose, and $20 per page for accepted poetry, up to a maximum of $150.
Deadline: May 31
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