Alyss is an online literary magazine with the aim of publishing innovative, provocative, stimulating and dialogue creating works by female identifying writers.  You can read the latest issue here: https://alysslit.com/

  • Alyss accepts submissions in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and art for the online literary journal. The submission period for our sixth issue, The Pop Culture issue, will open on Feb 15, 2017 and close on June 30, 2017
  • In addition we accept timely submissions of book, pop-culture or event reviews and posts about the literary life for the Alyss blog.
  • Simultaneous submissions are welcome but please notify us immediately if a work is accepted elsewhere.
  • Previously published material will not be considered.
  • In the cover letter section please include a short bio (in the third person) of up to 100 words.
  • Please remove any identifying information from the submissions as we read blindly.

If accepted you agree to grant us First North American Serial Rights and the right to archive your work.  Upon publication all rights revert back to the author.  You also agree if your work later appears elsewhere you will credit Alyss as the original publisher.

For info on the type of work we’re looking for check out these two interviews: Six Questions For�� and Duotrope Editor Interview

Payment: Beginning with Issue Tre we will be paying a flat rate of $5 per piece published in the journal.

 

$3.00
Can't stand waiting weeks for a response? Want to help support Alyss in it's efforts to provide a platform to diverse writers and works? You can do both via Tip Jar Submissions. 
The same submissions guidelines apply as for regular submissions however instead of the usual response time all Tip Jar Submissions will receive a response within 72 hrs of submission.

In the title of your submission please note whether the work is Poetry, Fiction or CNF

*Please note using this option does not guarantee your work will be published.


Please submit visual art or photographs as jpg files only.

Please submit upto 5 visual pieces at a time with each as it's own submission.

 

 

Please limit each submitted piece to 8,000 words or less; and use double spacing. 

You may submit up to 3 pieces in this category at a time but please submit each one as a separate submission.

 

 

 

Please limit each submitted piece to 8,000 words or less; and use double spacing. 

You may submit up to 3 pieces in this category at a time but please submit each one as a separate submission.

 

Please submit 2 to 7 poems in a single file. However, each poem should be on a separate page.

There is no limit for length