Submit Your Short Stories

Submit short stories to magazines and gazettesWriters can submit their short stories to the following sites. Some pay if they use your story, others do not but give great exposure. Make sure to read the guidelines for submission carefully.

Good Luck!

 

The New Yorker
Submission Guidelines: http://www.newyorker.com/about/contact
Deadline: Open
Payment: None

The Atlantic
Submission Guidelines: http://www.theatlantic.com/faq/#Submissions
Deadline: Open
Payment: None

The Threepenny Review
Submission Guidelines: http://www.threepennyreview.com/submissions.html
Deadline: January to June
Payment: $400 for short stories; $200 for Table Talk pieces

Zoetrope: All-Story
Submission Guidelines: http://www.all-story.com/submissions.cgi
Deadline: Open
Payment: None

One Story
Submission Guidelines: http://www.one-story.com/index.php?page=submit
Deadline: September 1 to May 31
Payment: $500 plus 25 contributor copies

The Antioch Review
Submission Guidelines: http://review.antiochcollege.org/guidelines
Deadline: Open except for the period of June 1 to September 1
Payment: $20 per printed page plus two contributor copies

AGNI

Submission Guidelines: http://www.bu.edu/agni/submit.html
Deadline: Open September 1 to May 31
Payment: $10 per printed page (up to a max of $150) plus a year’s subscription, two contributor’s copies and four gift copies
Barrelhouse
Submission Guidelines: http://www.barrelhousemag.com/submissions
Deadline: Check webpage
Payment: $50 plus two contributor copies (print journal); unpaid (online issue)

Cincinnati Review
Submission Guidelines: http://www.cincinnatireview.com/#/submissions/guidelines
Deadline: August 15 to March 15
Payment: $25 per double-spaced page

The First Line
Submission Guidelines: http://www.thefirstline.com/submission.htm
Deadline: February 1 (spring); May 1 (summer); August 1 (fall); November 1 (winter)
Payment: $25 to $50 (fiction); $25 (nonfiction) plus a contributor’s copy

The Georgia Review
submitting requires a $3 processing fee if you’re not a subscriber.
Submission Guidelines: http://garev.uga.edu/submissions.html
Deadline: Open except for the period of May 15 to August 15
Payment: $50 per printed page

Boulevard Magazine
There is a submission fee of $3.
Submission Guidelines: http://www.boulevardmagazine.org/guidelines/
Deadline: Open October 1 to May 1
Payment: $100 to $300

Camera Obscura
Submission Guidelines: http://www.obscurajournal.com/guidelines.php
Deadline: Stay tuned to the guidelines page to find out when the next deadline is announced.
Payment: $1,000 to one featured writer published in each issue, as determined by the editors; all other contributors receive two copies of the issue in which they are published. The best Bridge the Gap piece receives $50.

Crazyhorse
Submission Guidelines: http://crazyhorse.cofc.edu/submit/
Deadline: 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: $20 per printed page (up to a max of $200)

Story
Submission Guidelines: http://www.storymagazine.org/submit/
Deadline: Open January 1 to May 1 (print magazine); open February, April, June, August, and October (online)
Payment: Not specified

Vestal Review
Submission Guidelines: http://www.vestalreview.org/guidelines/
Deadline: Submission periods are February to May and August to November
Payment: Ten cents per word (for stories up to 100 words); five cents per word (101-200 words); three cents per word (201-500 words). “Stories of great merit” in their estimation can receive up to a $25 flat fee.

Flash Fiction Online
Submission Guidelines: http://flashfictiononline.com/main/submission-guidelines/
Deadline: Open
Payment: $60 per story, two cents per word for reprints

Black Warrior Review
Submission Guidelines: http://bwr.ua.edu/submit/guidelines/
Deadline: Submission periods are December 1 to March 1 and June 1 to September 1
Payment: A one-year subscription to BWR and a nominal lump-sum fee (amount not disclosed in its guidelines)

The Sun Magazine
Submission Guidelines: http://thesunmagazine.org/about/submission_guidelines/writing
Deadline: Open
Payment: A one-year subscription plus $300 to $2,000 (nonfiction) or $300 to $1,500 (fiction)

Virginia Quarterly (VQR)
Submission Guidelines: http://www.vqronline.org/about-vqr/submissions
Deadline: Submission periods are June 15 to July 31 and October 1 to November 15. VQR also accepts nonfiction pitches from June 15 to December 1.
Payment: Generally $1,000 and above for short fiction and prose (approximately 25 cents per word) with higher rates for investigative reporting; $100 to $200 for content published online.
Ploughshares
Submission Guidelines: https://www.pshares.org/submit/journal/guidelines
Deadline: June 1 at noon EST through January 15 at noon EST
Payment: $25 per printed page (for a minimum of $50 per title and a maximum of $250 per author).

Shimmer
Submission Guidelines: http://www.shimmerzine.com/guidelines/fiction-guidelines/
Deadline: Opens for submissions on September 4
Payment: Five cents per word (for a minimum of $50)

Daily Science Fiction
Submission Guidelines: http://dailysciencefiction.com/submit
Deadline: Open except for the period between December 24 to January 2
Payment: Eight cents per word, with the possibility of additional pay for reprints in themed Daily Science Fiction anthologies

Beneath the Rainbow
Short story site
submission: http://beneaththerainbow.com/contact/
Deadline: Open
Payment: None

Note: If I missed any just drop me a line in the comment section. I will try to keep this list updated.

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