Per Contra 39

Do not submit here! This project is believed to be defunct. (June 2017)


Per Contra began publication as an online quarterly in the fall of 2005. Our name indicates our intention to offer more than one way of looking at the world. You can find contrast in our range of content: literary fiction, poetry (both free verse and formalist), original and in translation, interviews with authors and with artists, creative non-fiction, essays, and book reviews. Additionally we include articles about art and literature that one might expect to find only in scholarly journals because we believe that by publishing them in this context they will be available to a wide audience. While we are open to many points of view, we are unwavering in our devotion to individual Liberty, freedom of expression, freedom of independent inquiry, and the preservation of the ideals that found their basis. The editors of Per Contra are grateful to our readers and to the authors who trust us to bring their work to an audience. We hope our journal will continue to delight and inspire.

Country of Publication

United States


Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Believed Defunct

General General
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
Open to all/most Topics.
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 4,500 words.
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
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Last Updated: 15 Jun 2017
Date Added: 14 Mar 2007

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