Word Riot 704

Do not submit here! This project is on indefinite hiatus from submissions.

About

Word Riot publishes the forceful voices of up-and-coming writers and poets. We like edgy. We like challenging. We like unique voices. We accept submissions of experimental and literary fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

Word Riot

Audience

Country of Publication

Open to a broad Audience. United States

Publication Media & Frequency

E Electronic PublicationPublished 12 x per year.
P Print PublicationUnknown publication frequency.

Fiction On Hiatus

Genres:
G General
Styles:
Unknown
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story1,000 - 6,500 words.
Novel ExcerptUp to 6,500 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
N No monetary payment.
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.

Nonfiction On Hiatus

We’re interested in reading both full-length personal essays and very short non-fiction pieces. Whatever the length or the subject matter, preference will be given to compelling stories strong in lyricism, wit, compassion, or daring. We are interested in book reviews of literary and experimental fiction and poetry. Our primary interest is in books from small, independent and university presses but we will accept reviews of books from large publishing houses. Similarly, we are primarily interested in interviews with authors and poets who publish with small, independent and university presses but we will accept interviews of authors and poets who are published by large houses.

Styles:
Unknown
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
InterviewNo specific word count limits known.
ReviewNo specific word count limits known.
EssayUp to 6,500 words.
Narrative NonfictionUp to 6,500 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
N No monetary payment.
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.

Poetry On Hiatus

Genres:
G General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms, including: Experimental poetry, Hybrid form.
Styles:
Unknown
Topics:
Unknown
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
PoemNo line limits known; 3 - 6 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
N No monetary payment.
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.

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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.
  • For novel/collection publishers, it is standard to submit a cover letter, synopsis, and sample instead of the full manuscript. Do this unless otherwise instructed.
  • Include a SASE with all mailed submissions, queries, and requests for guidelines, unless the editor replies via or email or guidelines state otherwise.
  • Be professional, patient and persistent.

Dates

Last Updated:
30 Oct 2016
Date Added:
12 Jan 2006