Rivet: The Journal of Writing That Risks 191

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Rivet is the online literary magazine from Red Bridge Press. Rivet publishes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction from beyond the mainstream. In each issue, you’ll find genre-bending work that takes readers into strange landscapes and offers new perspectives on the everyday. Rivet showcases established and emerging authors whose writing takes risks with form, content, or both; revels in the unexpected; and rewards with imagination and insight.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2014

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: Adults.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 3 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Absurdist, Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Quirky, Satirical, Surrealist, Transgressive. Excluding: Mainstream, Realist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction15 - 1,000 words; Up to 5 pieces.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 words.
Novelette Novelette7,500 - 15,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay 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).
Submissions:
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Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Quirky, Satirical. Excluding: Mainstream.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Film/Television (Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Music (Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Performing Arts (Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Visual Arts (Theory/Analysis/Criticism).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Interview InterviewUp to 15,000 words.
Review ReviewUp to 15,000 words.
Essay Essay15 - 15,000 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 15,000 words.
Book Excerpt Book ExcerptUp to 15,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay 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).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Absurdist, Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Quirky, Satirical, Surrealist, Transgressive. Excluding: Mainstream, Realist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under US$5 per poem) to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) Pay ranges from Token payment (under US$5 per poem) to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork Artwork
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Unknown payment Unknown payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Last Updated: 24 Apr 2018
Last Audited: 31 Jan 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 27 Feb 2014

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