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Submission Guidelines: Iowa Review

Iowa Review

The Iowa Review, run by the writing and literature departments at the University of Iowa publishes three times a year.

Contest submissions are accepted in January, all other submissions from September through November.

The Iowa Review accepts simultaneous submissions.

Submissions are accepted online for a fee or through snail mail.

Response time is one to four months.

Iowa Review pays eight cents per word, one hundred dollars minimum

Submission Guidelines: Litro


Litro is a print and online publication based out of London.

They accept simultaneous submissions, but not multiple.

Litro asks for two weeks to three months response time.

The print publication is themed based, the online publication is not, both accept online submissions only.

Litro does not mention payment for publication.

Submission Guidelines: River Styx

River Styx

River Styx has been around since the 70’s and publishes three times a year, one of which is themed.

They accept snail mail submissions from May 1 to November 30.

River Styx accepts simultaneous submissions, but not multiple.

They ask for three to five months response time.

River Styx pays a one year subscription, two contributors copy, and a monetary amount based on funds, minimum of $75.

Submission Guidelines: Blue Monday Review

Blue Monday Review

Blue Monday Review is a tri-quarterly print magazine. with a focus on the spirit of Kurt Vonnegut.

They accept simultaneous submissions, but not multiple. They also accept previously published works.

Blue Monday Review accepts submissions through email only.

Response time averages four to five months.

Blue Monday Review offers two options for payment. A contributors copy or one share of the earnings for that publication period.

Submission Guidelines: Crab Creek Review

Crab Creek Review

Crab Creek Review is a print publication that has been around for over thirty years.

They accept online submissions only. The reading period is from September 15th through December 15th.

Crab Creek Review accepts simultaneous submissions, but not multiple. Submissions should be under 3500 words.

They try for an eight week response time, but ask for up to three months.

Crab Creek Review offers a copy of the issue in which the work is printed.

Submission Guidelines: Crab Orchard Review

Crab Orchard Review

Crab Orchard Review is a twice yearly print publication from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

They have specific rules for each release. The Summer/Fall issue is topic specific, submissions are accepted through snail mail only from October 1 through November 10. The Winter/Spring issue prints the winners of their contests and accepts submissions online.

Crab Orchard review asks for nine months response time, though most will hear back in one to five months.

They accept simultaneous submissions, but not multiple.

Crab Orchard Review pays twenty-five dollars per published magazine page, two copies of that issue and a years subscription. Payment for contest winners is explained in the contest rules.

Submission Guidelines: Fantasy and Science Fiction

Fantasy and Science Fiction

F & SF does not accept simultaneous or multiple submissions

They accept submissions through snail mail, and online. Online submissions are new and the information is posted here. There is a limited submission time using online.

F &SF pays seven to twelve cents per word. Manuscripts should be no more than 25,000 words.

They ask for eight weeks response time.

Submission Guidelines: The Writing Disorder

The Writing Disorder

The Writing Disorder is a quarterly literary magazine. The have no restrictions on subject or word length.  They even have  a spot specifically for full length manuscripts.

The Writing Disorder accepts submissions through email and snail mail.

They ask for three to six months response time.

The Writing disorder accepts simultaneous submissions, but not multiple.

There is no mention of payment for publication.

Submission Guidelines: The Sonder Review

The Sonder Review

The Sonder Review is a new quarterly publication available online and in print.

Sonder Review accepts submissions from May 1 to August 31.

They accept simultaneous submissions, and two pieces of work per submission period.

Short stories should be no more than 3 thousand words.

Sonder Review’s response time is within two weeks of the end of the submission period.

They accept submissions through email only

The Sonder Review does not pay for publication but will provide three printed copies of the issue.

Submission Guidelines: Broken Pencil

Broken Pencil

Broken Pencil is dedicated to underground culture and publishes four times a year.

They accept submissions by snail mail, email, and online.

Submissions of 50 – 3000 words are accepted from February 1 to September 15.

There is no mention of multiple or simultaneous submissions.

Broken Pencil pays for publication, $50-75 for shorter pieces, up to $150 for longer pieces.

They do not list a set guideline for response time.