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In 2005, we published what we thought would be a one-time anthology, Tales from the Cubicle, a collection of stories from the office worker's point of view. The book was so well received, we decided to make it an annual event, highlighting stories and poems from a particular workplace. Since our first anthology, Workers Write! has become an important voice in working-class literature. We are collecting the stories and poems about jobs that define who we are as individuals and communities.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2005

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: Specific group.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Open

Dates:
Open to fiction submissions through 31 December 2019 (221.5 days from now). 1
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (May vary, See guidelines).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Stories and poems from the workplace - any work place31 Dec 20190
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 5,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
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Poetry Open

Dates:
Open to poetry submissions through 31 December 2019 (221.5 days from now). 0
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (May vary, See guidelines).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Stories and poems from the workplace - any work place31 Dec 20191
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Unknown number of pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK OK OKText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2019
Last Checked: 12 May 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 22 Apr 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 18 Jul 2006

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