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GRIFFEL #17 is looking for the finest in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama and art.

GRIFFEL is an online magazine for literature, culture and social issues. Our publication is registered with the Library of Congress, ISSN 2703-7312.

GRIFFEL comes out quaterly - every winter, spring, summer and fall. We welcome submissions year-round. Our current response time is six months. We encourage submissions from writers of all identities, living anywhere, published and unpublished. Authors previously published in GRIFFEL should wait for at least six months before submitting their work again. Submitted work must be previously unpublished, both in print and online.The submission fee helps GRIFFEL cover its maintenance, website, and design costs.There are no refunds for the submission fee or jar tips.

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Following the guidelines make you seem professional.

When sending submissions, use a font size of 12 points. Leave at least standard 2.5 cm margins on all sides of the text.Use 2.0 line spacingunless you are submitting poetry. Indent the first line of each new paragraph. Page numbers must be included on every page.

GRIFFEL is a small and independently-run magazine, so, unfortunately, we cannot offer payment to our writers at this stage - though we do hope to do so as the publication grows.

Micro - We accept fiction, nonfiction, and hybrid works, each piece should be less than 1000 words long. For poetry, submit poems 30 lines or less.

Poetry - Please submit up to three poems, which should total no more than ten manuscript pages, at a time.

Fiction - Submissions should be no more than twenty double-spaced pages.

Literary Nonfiction - Submissions should be no more than fifteen double-spaced pages.

Literary translations - The author's name, translator’s name, and translator’s contact information should appear at the top of every poem. Please include a brief (150-200 word) introduction to the poet whose work you have translated.

Book reviews - We accept book reviews of both old and new books up to three double-spaced pages.

Artwork - GRIFFEL is looking for portfolios of artwork to feature in upcoming issues. We consider all forms of art.

Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Visual art Fee: usd $5.00

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Following the guidelines make you seem professional.

When sending submissions, use a font size of 12 points. Leave at least standard 2.5 cm margins on all sides of the text.Use 2.0 line spacingunless you are submitting poetry. Indent the first line of each new paragraph. Page numbers must be included on every page.

GRIFFEL is a small and independently-run magazine, so, unfortunately, we cannot offer payment to our writers at this stage - though we do hope to do so as the publication grows.

Micro - We accept fiction, nonfiction, and hybrid works, each piece should be less than 1000 words long. For poetry, submit poems 30 lines or less.

Poetry - Please submit up to three poems, which should total no more than ten manuscript pages, at a time.

Fiction - Submissions should be no more than twenty double-spaced pages.

Literary Nonfiction - Submissions should be no more than fifteen double-spaced pages.

Literary translations - The author's name, translator’s name, and translator’s contact information should appear at the top of every poem. Please include a brief (150-200 word) introduction to the poet whose work you have translated.

Book reviews - We accept book reviews of both old and new books up to three double-spaced pages.

Artwork - GRIFFEL is looking for portfolios of artwork to feature in upcoming issues. We consider all forms of art.