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One Story One Story is just what the name says: Its main criteria for a great short story? January 15 to May 31st and September 1 to November 14 Payment: The Antioch Review The Antioch Review rarely publishes more than three short stories per issue, but its editors are open to new as well as established writers.
Authors published here often wind up in Best American anthologies and as the recipients of Pushcart prizes. Open except for the period of June 1 to September 1 Payment: Its editors look for pieces that hold a mirror up to the world around us and engage in a larger, ongoing cultural conversation about nature, mankind, the society we live in and more.
Open September 1 to May 31 Payment: Currently open for books, comics, and a few other categories. Check the webpage to see all open categories and sign up for the email list to learn as soon as new open categories are announced. Cincinnati Review The Cincinnati Review publishes work by writers of all genres and at all points of their careers.
September 1 to March 1 Payment: Each issue contains short fiction storieswords that each begin with the same pre-assigned first line.
You can also write a nonfiction critical essay words about your favorite first line from a piece of literary work. February 1 spring ; May 1 summer ; August 1 fall ; November 1 winter Payment: The Georgia Review Another one high on the prestige list, The Georgia Review features a wide variety of essays, fiction, book reviews and more across a wide range of topics.
You can read specific requirements for each in the submission guidelines below, but the common theme among them all is quality, quality, quality.
Open except for the period of May 15 to August 15 Payment: Open October 1 to May 1 Payment: Camera Obscura Camera Obscura is a biannual independent literary journal that publishes contemporary literary fiction and photography.
Stay tuned to the guidelines page to find out when the next deadline is announced. Crazyhorse Open to a wide variety of fiction from mainstream to avant-garde, Crazyhorse puts no limitations on style or form.
Crazyhorse also accepts nonfiction of any sort, including memoirs, journal entries, obituaries, etc.
Keep your word count between 2, and 8, words. Open for submissions from September 1 to May 31, except for the month of January when it only accepts entries for the Crazyhorse Prizes Payment: Story Story Magazine is, you guessed it, all about the story, whatever shape it takes.
Vestal Review Prefer to keep your short stories extremely short? Vestal Review publishes flash fiction of no more than words. R-rated content is OK, but stay away from anything too racy, gory or obscene. Ten cents per word for stories up to words ; five cents per word words ; three cents per word words.
Flash Fiction Online Flash Fiction Online allows for slightly longer flash stories — between and 1, words. Its editors like sci-fi and fantasy but are open to all genres.
As with Vestal, stay away from the heavier stuff like erotica and violence. As of March 1,FFO accepts previously published works.Everything you need to know to start blogging -- we'll show you how step-by-step.
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Thanks for checking in, Angie! The New Yorker does pay for some pieces, but we haven’t seen any information about pay for short stories. I’ve updated the entry to be clearer, as well as a link to the Who Pays Writers entries for the magazine.
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