Scrawl Place is part visitor’s guide, part literary journal.
The audience for this publication is the guest, the visitor, the traveler, the day-tripper, the out-of-towner, and the in-towners eager to wander.
I’m looking for submissions about “places in the places” where you live or where you’ve visited.
Submissions should be centered on a specific, physical place – a place you would put on your travel itinerary, or a place you’d take a friend who’s visiting from out of town.
What to Submit
- CNF, Fiction, Poetry, Hybrids
- Under 800 words per piece
- Submit one or two pieces at a time
Please include the name of the place in the title of your work. The more specific the place, the better.
- $35 per piece
- Paid within 30 days of acceptance
Where to Submit + Response Times
SUBMISSIONS ARE NOT OPEN. CHECK BACK IN AUGUST 2021. SUBSCRIBE TO THE E-NEWSLETTER FOR AN EARLY HEADS UP.
Please include the title of your submission and your name in the subject line. Please paste your entire submission into the body of an email and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The average response is four weeks.
Cover Letters + Bio
Cover letters are optional, but please provide a third-person bio.
Writers retain all rights to their work. Prior to acceptance, you will be asked to sign an agreement in which you grant Scrawl Place a nonexclusive license to 1) Publish your work in an e-newsletter; 2) Archive your work on the website so long as the site exists; 3) Excerpt your work for use in promotion.
Simultaneous Subs + Previously Published Work
Scrawl Place encourages simultaneous submissions.
Scrawl Place accepts previously published work.
Things the editor likes that might boost your submission:
- Baroque, almost over-the-top description
- Figures of speech and wordplay
- If the place you write about is in Lancaster, Pa.
- If the place you write about is in Las Vegas
Any questions? Email email@example.com