Bourbon Penn 415

About

Bourbon Penn is a print and online magazine featuring stories of imagination and the odd.

Country of Publication & Year Established

United States Established in 2010

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationUnknown publication frequency.
Print Publication Print PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Fiction Open

We are looking for highly imaginative stories with a healthy dose of the odd. Odd characters, odd experiences, odd realities. We want character. For us, stories live and die by their characters. We’re looking for fully drawn characters who surprise us with their honesty, complexity, and contradictions. We want mysterious. We’re looking for stories that grab the reader, make them ask, “what the hell is going on?” and then deliver on the tease. We want ideas and we want action. We love exploring big, philosophical ideas, but we revel in suspenseful plotting. If you’re adept at blending these elements, we can't wait to read your work. We want fresh voices and exciting prose. We want to be surprised. We want to be inspired. We want to find stories that we can’t wait to publish, promote, and evangelize.

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General GeneralOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Bizarro, Cross-Genre, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Bizarro, Cross-Genre, Magic Realism, Slipstream.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres, including: Bizarro, Cross-Genre, Slipstream.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Absurdist, Literary, Quirky, Surrealist.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics, including: Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Short Story Short Story2,000 - 7,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word) Semi-pro payment (1-4.9 US cents per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
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Dates

Last Updated: 06 Sep 2019
Last Checked: 16 Sep 2019 We check each active listing's guidelines page for changes once a month (if compliant).
Last Audited: 27 Mar 2019 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 08 Jun 2010

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