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Harper’s Magazine, the oldest general-interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation, through long-form narrative journalism and essays, and such celebrated features as the iconic Harper’s Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper’s provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture. The essays, fiction, and reporting in the magazine’s pages come from promising new voices, as well as some of the most distinguished names in American letters, among them Annie Dillard, Barbara Ehrenreich, Jonathan Franzen, Mary Gaitskill, David Foster Wallace, and Tom Wolfe.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 1850

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 12 x per year.

Fiction Open

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Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
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Short Story Short StoryNo specific word count limits known (our definition: 1000 to 7500 words).
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Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Nonfiction Open

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Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
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Open to all/most Topics, including: Nature/Environment, Politics/Political Science, Society/Culture.
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Essay EssayNo specific word count limits known.
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Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
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Visual Art Open

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Dates

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2019
Last Checked: 21 Oct 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 16 May 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 02 Aug 2005

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