Accepts Email Submissions: Yes
Website URL: http://selftaxidermy.tripod.com/rhapsoidia.htm
Description: Quarterly print mag featuring short stories, nonfiction, and excerpts of novels, plays, and screenplays from new and established writers
Editor(s): Mark Manalang & Jeremy C. Shipp
Guidelines URL: Click here for writer's guidelines information.
Rights: First North American Serial Rights
Needs: Literary, experimental, ethnic, regional, humor/satire, science fiction, fantasy, gay/lesbian, excerpted novel and excerpted (screen)play (but must be self-contained), and nonfiction. Accepts short shorts. Unfortunately, please no unsolicited poetry submissions.
Length: 5,000 words max. No simultaneous submissions. No multiple submissions, with the exception of short shorts, which can add up to a combine total of 5,000 words or less.
Art/Photo Needs: Cover art and/or illustrations for stories.
Payment: Contributor copy. Bios of accepted authors will be posted on website, with option to include a link to their website.
How to Submit: Only accepts electronic submissions. Please paste story in body of e-mail; no attachments. Send cover letter with word count and bio, as well as a few quick sentences about how you came up with your story/stories. Accepts subs year-round.
Response Time: No less than a month for ms. No less than a week for queries.
Tips for Writers: Send us what you feel strongly and passionate about, and most importantly, what you like (spell checking would help considerably as well). Be engaging, fresh, innovative, and surprising. Make your words leap off the page.
Sample Copies/Subscription Information: Send e-mail with subject heading