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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).

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.