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Lake Effect is a publication of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Country of Publication

United States

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 1 x per year.

Fiction Open

Lake Effect is looking for stories that emerge from character and language as much as from plot. Lake Effect does not, in general, publish genre fiction, but literary fiction. For stories of longer than fifteen pages or so, query first. Lake Effect seeks work from both established and new and emerging writers.

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 3,750 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
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Nonfiction Open

Lake Effect is looking for well-crafted and lively literary or personal essays. We are not looking for literary criticism, but essays that engage literature in the context of a lived life are certainly welcome. If your essay is longer than fifteen pages or so, please query first. Lake Effect seeks essays from both established and new and emerging voices.

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Personal. Excluding: Critical.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Literature/Books (General, excluding Theory/Analysis/Criticism), Memoir.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 3,750 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 3,750 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
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Poetry Open

Lake Effect is looking for poems that demonstrate an original voice and that use multilayered, evocative images presented in a language shaped by an awareness of how words sound and mean. Each line should help to carry the poem. There is no length limit per poem. Lake Effect seeks poems from both established poets and from new and emerging voices.

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; Up to 4 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK OK No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2020
Last Checked: 15 Mar 2020 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 12 Nov 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 17 Feb 2007

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