Category Archives: literary nonfiction

Orion Magazine seeks essay, fiction, nonfiction & interviews


no queries; send 1 piece between 1,200 and 5,000 words; current submission window opened June 1, 2013; details HERE:


Paying literary magazine


In The Fray Magazine; pays honorarium for news, commentary, art, cultural criticism; details HERE:

Paying market for fiction, poetry, essay, reviews, etc.


The Bear Deluxe – quarterly – pays for first time rights; pays $.05/word; details HERE:

Writers’ Haven open to submissions


Buys articles, commentaries, translation, travelogues, essays, poems etc. See themes and details HERE:

Launch Pad contest for unpublished novelists


deadlines vary by category: historical fiction is May 10, 2012, suspense/crime/mystery/thriller is June 10, contemporary fiction/women’s fiction is July 10, middle grade, YA fiction is August 10, contemporary romance is September 10, Speculative is October 10. entry fee is $35; details HERE:

Contest for book-length manuscript of literary nonfiction


River Teeth magazine and the University of Nebraska Press; Deadline is 12/31/2010; $25 entry fee; prize is $1,000 plus publication; 150 to 400 pages double spaced; details HERE: