Publisher: The Reader
Frequency: 3 times per year
Accepts Email Submissions: Yes
Website URL: http://www.thereader.co.uk
Description: A literary magazine publishing poetry, short fiction and articles about literature and reading.
Editor(s): Jane Davis
Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.
Address: 19 Abercromby Sq
Needs: The Reader welcomes new poems and short fiction, which together account for 20-25% of each issue. Currently submissions in these categories greatly outnumber those for non-fiction.
Length: Short stories or (more rarely) extracts from novels are normally 2,000-2,500 words long, and only exceptionally exceed 3,000 words.
Payment: Very flexible. Payment is not usual but negotiable. We like to give contributors 2 or 3 free subscriptions to give away to their friends and relations.
How to Submit: Vanilla formats, RTF or Word. For other requirements and e-mail address for submissions, please check: www.thereader.co.uk/submit.html
Response Time: All submissions are given careful consideration and will usually be read and discussed by the whole editorial board.
Sample Copies/Subscription Information: Back copies are available via website: www.thereader.co.uk