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About

The Twin Bill is a literary baseball publication founded in 2020 at the start of the pandemic. We celebrate the rich history of the game while also recognizing its vibrant present through essays, fiction, poetry, interviews, and visual art. We welcome writers of all levels and experiences.

Fees Notice: This project charges fees (or requires purchases) for all submissions.
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Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2020

Publication Medium & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 4 x per year.

Fiction Open Fee-based

Dates:
Open to fiction submissions through 01 March 2023* (approx. 21 days from now). 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Satirical.
Topics:
Sports/Recreation (Baseball, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Opening Day01 Mar 2023*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 3,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

Nonfiction Open Fee-based

Dates:
Open to nonfiction submissions through 01 March 2023* (approx. 21 days from now). 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Personal, Satirical.
Topics:
Sports/Recreation (Baseball, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Opening Day01 Mar 2023*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 1,000 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 1,000 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Pay ranges from Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) to Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

Poetry Open Fee-based

Dates:
Open to poetry submissions through 01 March 2023* (approx. 21 days from now). 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Satirical.
Topics:
Sports/Recreation (Baseball, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Opening Day01 Mar 2023*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known; Up to 5 pieces.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No OKText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

Visual Art Open Fee-based

Dates:
Open to visual art submissions through 01 March 2023* (approx. 21 days from now). 0
Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Art Media:
Open to all/most Art Media, including: Illustration, Cartoon/Comic strip.
Art Styles:
Open to all/most Art Styles.
Topics:
Sports/Recreation (Baseball, See guidelines), Other (May vary).
Theme(s):
ThemeDeadlineTrack
Opening Day01 Mar 2023*0
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Artwork ArtworkUnknown number of pieces.
Graphic Narrative Graphic NarrativeNo page limits known; Unknown number of 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 No No OKImage format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.
* We do not know the time and/or timezone, so we cannot be more precise. Submit early to avoid disappointment.

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Dates

Last Updated: 01 Feb 2023
Last Checked: 31 Jan 2023 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 20 Oct 2022 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 28 Apr 2021

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