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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.

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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2018

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Fiction Open

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 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 1,500 words.
Payscale:
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No monetary payment No monetary payment.
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Nonfiction Open

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
Review ReviewUp to 1,500 words.
Essay EssayUp to 1,500 words.
Payscale:
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No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
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OK No Unknown OKText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2020
Last Checked: 23 Jun 2020 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 18 Mar 2020 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 26 Mar 2018

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