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10 PAYING/NO FEE Literary Magazines – Deadlines: Aug. 30 – Sept. 30, 2019

The literary magazines/journals listed below all offer some form of payment, do not charge submission/reading, take online submissions, and have submission deadlines from August 30 – September 30, 2019.

This list focuses on poetry submissions/contests, but most lit mags accept prose and art as well. The listings are in order of closest deadlines.


Carte Blanche

DEADLINE: Aug. 30, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, translations. comics, photography

FORMAT: online

PAYMENT: “carte blanche pays a modest honorarium per submission.”

Westerly

DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, reviews

FORMAT: online and print

PAYMENT:

  • “Poems: $120 for one poem or $150 for two or more poems
  • Stories: $200
  • Articles: $200
  • Visual art/Intro essay: $120
  • Reviews: $100
  • Online Publication: $100″

apt

DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

THEME: Climate Change

FORMS: poetry, fiction, essays, drama, comics and graphic narratives, hybrid work

FORMAT: print and online

PAYMENT: “Authors included in the issue will receive a $50 payment and a copy of the issue.”

Foundry

DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None / $5 for expedited

PAYMENT: “We pay $20 per poem via Venmo or Paypal shortly after publication. We also promote our authors on social media and submit nominations for prizes.”

FORMS: poetry

DUOTROPE: https://duotrope.com/listing/20712

Songs of Eretz Poetry Review

DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

THEME: Hallowe’en & Horror

FORMS: poetry and cover art

FORMAT: online

PAYMENT: “We pay a semi-professional rate of five dollars per poem and five dollars per work of art via Paypal upon publication.”

Consequence

DEADLINE: Aug. 31, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FOCUS: Culture of War

FORMS: poetry, fiction, non-fiction

FORMAT: print and online

PAYMENT: “Poetry: $25 per page; Prose: $10 per page ($250 maximum); Translations: $15 per page ($250 maximum)”

Contrary

DEADLINE: Sept. 1, 2019

FORMAT: digitally online

SUBMISSION FEE: None

PAYMENT: For original commentary, fiction, and poetry, Contrary Magazine pays $20 per author per issue, regardless of the number of works or nature of the submission. Reviews and Contrary Blog posts are usually unpaid. Author must email us an invoice within six months of acceptance for the payment to be processed. If no invoice is received within six months of acceptance, author forfeits payment, but all rights remain in force. Upon receipt of invoice, payments will be made through Paypal.

FORMS: fiction, poetry, and commentary

DUOTROPE: If you subscribe to Duotrope, click here to read their interview with the Contrary editors.

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable

DEADLINE: Sept. 1, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

THEME: Family Functions (or Dysfunctions)

FORMS: poetry, fiction, memoir

FORMAT: print and online

PAYMENT: “$20 for featured author stories
$10 for stories published on our &More page
$5 for poems we publish”

Scum

DEADLINE: Sept. 1 – 7, 2019

THEME: Feminist-friendly

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Fiction, non-fiction, column, poetry, review

FORMAT: online

PAYMENT: “We pay $60AUD per piece of writing.”

Split Lip

DEADLINE: Sept. 1 – 30, 2019

SUBMISSION FEE: None

FORMS: Fiction, flash fiction, memoir, poetry, art

FORMAT: online

PAYMENT: “Since May 2018, our web payment rate is $50 per author (payable via PayPal). Payment for print is $5 per page, minimum of $20, plus 2 contributor copies and a 1 year subscription. We will continue to pay for as long as we have the funds.”


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3 replies »

  1. T, I like your dedication in providing this info. However, you might want to check out “Westerly” a little closer. If you’re accepted, you must buy a subscription!!! Sounds like payment to me. XXOOO JC

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