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Welcome to Gold Dust magazine! We promote exciting and original prose and poetry, while also featuring a wide range of articles on writing-related topics. There are many, many literary magazines on the market already - around 350 in UK alone - why another? We founded Gold Dust because wanted to create something fresh and new by publishing off-beat, original pieces from all genres in one place - which is why you'll find a quirky film script alongside an avant-garde poem, followed by the funniest flash fiction you've ever read - we put it all together and the result is pure Gold Dust!

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Country of Publication

United Kingdom

Audience

Open to a broad Audience.

Publication Media & Frequency

Electronic Publication Electronic PublicationPublished 2 x per year.
Print Publication Print PublicationPublished 2 x per year.

Fiction Open

Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Romance RomanceOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Quirky.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 3,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment to Token payment (under 1 US cent per word) Pays occasionally, up to Token payment (under 1 US cent per word).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Open

Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Quirky.
Topics:
Literature/Books (Theory/Analysis/Criticism, Writing).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Review ReviewUp to 2,000 words.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Temp Closed

Dates:
Will be open to submissions from 01 June 2018 (41.9 days from now) through 31 August 2018. 0
Genres:
GenreSubgenres
General General
Fantasy FantasyOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Romance RomanceOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Science Fiction Science FictionOpen to all/most Subgenres.
Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Experimental, Humorous, Literary, Mainstream, Quirky.
Topics:
Open to all/most Topics.
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemUp to 50 lines; Up to 3 pieces.
Payscale:
We do not list pay specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem) Pays occasionally, up to Semi-pro payment (US$5-49 per poem).
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMedia
OK No No NoText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2018
Last Audited: 25 Mar 2018 We audit each active listing twice a year.
Date Added: 15 Feb 2006

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