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X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine 204

About

X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine’s vision is to publish cutting-edge, smart, uncomfortable, entertaining, unforgettable prose that shines brighter than the skeleton in your body. We believe that the great aim of literature is to give the reader more complex and penetrating eyes. We want prose that sees through skin and reveals something deeper.

Voluntary Fees: This project accepts voluntary fees for "tip jar" submissions.
Want more insight into the editors' preferences? Read our interview with the editor(s).

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2018

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Fiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 500 words; Up to 3 pieces.
Flash Fiction Flash Fiction500 - 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 7,500 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
OK No OK OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Critical, Experimental, Literary.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 7,500 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 7,500 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
OK No OK OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Visual Art Closed

This project has permanently closed to submissions in this category.

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Dates

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2021
Last Checked: 10 Nov 2021 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 03 Sep 2021 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 26 Mar 2018

Before Submitting

We cannot guarantee that the information on this page is correct. It is not unusual for publications to evolve or close without notice. We do our best to keep up, but it isn't always possible. Just remember…

  • Always read the full guidelines provided by the publisher.
  • Try to read at least one previous publication to get a better idea of what the editor would like to see.
  • Unless the publisher's guidelines state otherwise, always use industry standard manuscript formatting.
  • Be professional, patient, and persistent.