In 1997, Francis Ford Coppola launched Zoetrope: All-Story, a quarterly magazine devoted to the best new short fiction and one-act plays. It has received every major story award, including the National Magazine Award for Fiction, while publishing today's most promising and significant writers: Mary Gaitskill, David Mamet, Ha Jin, Elizabeth McCracken, Yiyun Li, Don DeLillo, Andrew Sean Greer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, Woody Allen, Yoko Ogawa, David Means, Susan Straight, Charles D'Ambrosio, David Bezmozgis, Neil Jordan, and Haruki Murakami among them.
Important: Submit only up to two stories per year.
Country of Publication & Year Established
United States||Established in 1997
|Open to a broad Audience.
Publication Medium & Frequency
|Print Publication ||Print Publication||Published 4 x per year.
Fiction Temp Closed
|Open to all/most Genres Open to all/most Genres|
- Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary.
- Open to all/most Topics.
|Short Story Short Story||1,000 - 7,000 words.|
- We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
|Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word) Professional payment (5 or more US cents per word).|
| No|| OK|| No|| OK||Text format submissions |
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