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Submit

Send us your poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction:

We accept simultaneous submissions and will always reach out before publishing your work, so there's no need to notify us if you're accepted elsewhere (congrats!).

Please paste a brief cover letter into the body of your email, and attach your writing as a .doc file. Make sure you send your submission to the appropriate editor:


Poetry

Send up to 5 poems.
Please put in the subject line: [POETRY SUBMISSION]

Fiction

Send up to 3000 words.
Please put in the subject line: [FICTION SUBMISSION]

Nonfiction

Send up to 3000 words.
Please put in the subject line: [NONFICTION SUBMISSION]


A note about author rights:

We love author rights. When you publish with Bodega, you basically agree to three things:

  1. You grant us first serial rights. Once your piece is published, rights revert back to you.
  2. Your work will remain on our website permanently.
  3. You grant us non-exclusive re-print rights. We don't abuse this privilege. We might simply use short excerpts of your work in promotional materials.

After your work appears in Bodega, you may republish it, or give others permission to republish it. We ask that if you do so, you credit it as first appearing in Bodega.