Monday, June 29, 2009

Submit: Electric Literature

via Practicing Writing:

"Electric Literature’s mission is to spark a revival of the short story by pairing captivating narratives from America's best contemporary writers with innovative new forms of distribution."

Pays: $1,000 for each of the five stories published every other month. (via

From their website:

Founded by writers uncharacteristically optimistic about literary publishing, Electric Literature has come together with Michael Cunningham and Jim Shepard to usher literary fiction into the digital age. The result: Electric Literature No. 1, a publication you can read as an e-book on your Kindle, pop open on your iPhone on the way to work, or simply slip into your back pocket as a paperback. Streamlined for all mediums, its flexibility stems from its simplicity: just five great stories that grab you.

The current issue features contributions by T. Cooper, Michael Cunningham, Lydia Millet, Jim Shepard and Diana Wagman.

For more information, click here.


The OC Gazette said...

What an awesome publication! The cover is so graphically appealing.

Daniel Olivas said...

Thank you for posting this. I ordered the magazine version yesterday. And I have submitted a story, of course!

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