5 Sites That Pay for Creative Writing

So many people liked the last post that detailed getting paid for creative writing, we decided to do another blog post!

There are many respected and established literary journals not on this list who don't charge submission fees, so we'll keep posting them as we find them. None of the sites we list charge submission fees.

Here are 5 sites that pay for creative writing:


1. Rattle - Rattle publishes unsolicited poetry and translations of poetry. Contributors in print receive $100/poem and a complimentary one-year subscription to the magazine. Online contributors receive $50/poem.

2. AGNI - AGNI publishes poetry, short fiction, and essays. AGNI regularly features emerging writers and β€œamong readers around the world . . . is known for publishing important new writers early in their careers, many of them translated into English for the first time” (PEN American Center). Most of what AGNI publishes is unsolicited.


3. ZYZZYVA - Accepts poetry, fiction and nonfiction submissions from January 1 through May 31 and September 1 through November 30. They request previously unpublished fiction, poetry, essays, and artwork be sent to a San Francisco mailing address. No online submissions are available at this time.

4. The Missouri Review - Submissions of poetry, fiction and nonfiction of general interest. Payment rate is $40 per printed page. Simultaneous submissions are fine as long as you notify them if accepted elsewhere. Submissions can be snail-mailed or submitted online.

5. A Public Space - Publishes writing and all types of work like from novellas to excerpts, and welcomes submissions of fiction, essay, poetry, as well as multi-genre work . They have an open reading period once a year.


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