Our general submission period for fiction, poetry, and nonfiction opens September 1 and goes through December 1 at 11:59 p.m.

For submission guidelines, please visit our website.

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TIR publishes short stories, flash fiction, graphic novels, self-contained novel excerpts, and plays. With the exception of graphic novels and plays, all fiction submissions must be double-spaced. Submissions may comprise one long piece or multiple short pieces. We pay $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum).

This category is reserved for subscribers; all submissions will be checked against our subscriber list. Subscribers are welcome to submit one fee-free manuscript during our submission period (September 1 to December 1). 

TIR publishes short stories, flash fiction, graphic novels, self-contained novel excerpts, and plays. With the exception of graphic novels and plays, all fiction submissions must be double-spaced. Submissions may comprise one long piece or multiple short pieces. We pay $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum).

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TIR publishes poetry of all kinds, including verse plays and longer work. Please send up to eight pages of poetry for consideration. We pay $1.50 per line for poetry ($50 minimum).
 

This category is reserved for subscribers; all submissions will be checked against our subscriber list. Subscribers are welcome to submit one fee-free manuscript during our submission period (September to December). 


TIR publishes poetry of all kinds, including verse plays and longer work. Please send up to eight pages of poetry for consideration. We pay $1.50 per line for poetry ($50 minimum).

Ends on $4.00
$4.00

TIR publishes all manner of creative nonfiction, including personal essays, lyric essays, memoirs, and literary journalism. Submissions may comprise one long piece or multiple short pieces. We pay $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum).

This category is reserved for subscribers; all submissions will be checked against our subscriber list. Subscribers are welcome to submit one fee-free manuscript during our submission period (September to December). 


TIR publishes all manner of creative nonfiction, including personal essays, lyric essays, memoirs, and literary journalism. Submissions may comprise one long piece or multiple short pieces. We pay $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum).

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