On Submission with Under the Sun Literary Magazine Editor Cindy Bradley

Celebrity, a human interest story, scandal or anything else that you think the good people of Britain would want to read about. Just get involved, call our newsdesk and don’t worry about the cost, we’ll call you straight back. We accept simultaneous submissions but wish to be informed immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.

In the Hays Code era, queer characters would often also be the villains who would then be killed off to serve as a loophole for satisfying the regulations. As such, queer characters rarely received happy endings. Similar “morality clauses” have existed and/or continue to exist around the world.

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions. We offer payment upon publication of accepted work. A $2.50 submission fee helps defray our expenses related to receiving and evaluating more than 2,000 unsolicited submissions per month.

Each publication has different specifications for submissions – make sure you fulfill their requirements. For a full review of Kindle Vella, read this article. Fiction and nonfiction submissions should be no more than 40 double-spaced pages. The Antioch Review is currently on hiatus and not accepting submissions for future issues.


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We updated the post so it’s more useful for our readers. Slice published their final issue in the fall of 2021 and are no longer looking for submissions. Pays $100 and offers feedback on 5 to 10% of declined submissions.

But there are lit journals that still refuse to charge reading fees. Earn $100 to $2,000 per original article, freelance writing for The Sun magazine, an independent, ad-free magazine that uses words and photographs to evoke the splendor and heartache of being human. Carve seeks good honest fiction in the form of short stories. The original version of this story was written by Kelly Gurnett.

Anthologies and as the recipients of Pushcart prizes. Please use Submittable to withdraw a submission from consideration. Please use Submittable to check the status of a submission. We’re looking for poems – usually narrative but always accessible – that invite us into your confidence and lead us to revelation. Send us your emotionally honest story – the one that helps us learn what it feels like to be someone else.

Readers Write asks readers to address subjects on which they’re the only authorities. Topics are intentionally broad in order to give room for expression. First-time authors and award-winners alike find their place in The Sun. We are particularly interested in submissions from marginalized voices.