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The Believer, a five-time National Magazine Award finalist, is a literature, arts, and culture magazine. In each issue, readers will find journalism and essays that are frequently very long, book reviews that are not necessarily timely, and interviews that are intimate, frank, and also very long.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2003

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 6 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 6 x per year.

Nonfiction Temp Closed

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Interview InterviewNo specific word count limits known.
Review ReviewNo specific word count limits known.
Article ArticleNo specific word count limits known.
Essay Essay4,000 - 8,000 words.
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Unknown payment Unknown payment.
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Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; 3 - 5 pieces.
Payscale:
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Unknown payment Unknown payment.
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Visual Art Open

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Art Media:
Illustration.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork Artwork
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Dates

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2018
Last Audited: 16 Jul 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 28 Dec 2006

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