is this up 5

A project of 1701 Press

About

is this up is a publication of short fiction. Each issue features two authors. is this up is strange because we are strange. is this up seeks writing that is joyfully experimental, artificial, transgressive, restlessly inventive, searching and wild. is this up is, generally speaking, short fiction, prose poetry, and possibly black & white comics.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2017

Audience

Open to a broad Audience, including: All ethnic groups/populations, All genders, All sexual identities.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 6 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Quirky, Surrealist, Transgressive.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 2,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
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Poetry Open

Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Prose poetry.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Quirky, Surrealist, Transgressive.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
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 No Unknown OKText format submissions
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Visual Art Open

Art Media:
Pen & ink drawing, Cartoon/Comic strip.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles, including: Abstract, Realist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork ArtworkUp to 7 pieces.
Graphic Narrative Graphic NarrativeUp to 7 pages.
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 No Unknown OKImage format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2019
Last Checked: 08 Oct 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 10 Oct 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 23 Oct 2017

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