35 contributors on Chill Subs! 🙃
"Literary Magazine. NYC. Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Prize, Pushcart Prize, etc. Available at Barnes & Noble "
Yes, till November 30, 2022
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LitMag Print: Upon acceptance, we pay $500 for full-length fiction or nonfiction (5,000+ words); $250 for fiction or nonfiction (2,500-4,999 words); $125 for a poem, a group of short poems, or a short short (flash).
LitMag Online: Upon acceptance, we pay $125.
Fiction is open: Sept 1 to Nov. 30; Feb 1 to May 31 Poetry is open: Sept 1 to Dec 31; Feb 1 to May 31 Nonfiction is open: Sept 1 to Nov 30; Jan 1 to May 31 LitMag Online is open: Sept 1 to Nov 30; Feb 1 to May 31 Artwork (print) is open: Sept 1 to May 31 (Note: Black & White only)




Print: 15,000 words Online: 4,000 words Short stories, novellas


Creative nonfiction; essays on literature, art, culture, and music; biography, memoir Print: 15,000 words Online: 4,000 words


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Contributors on Chill Subs (35)

Fran-Claire Kenney

Bronxville, NY, United States
"writer, photographer, student editor for Love & Squalor at Sarah Lawrence College"

Rana Bickel

"Rana Bickel (she/they) is a queer Jewish poet from Maryland. Their work has appeared in Stone of Madness Press, Thimble Literary Magazine, and the Jewish Literary Journal. She loves books, community, and rainstorms. "


Harrisonburg, VA, United States
"☭ poet"

Joshua Jones Lofflin

Frederick, MD, United States
"Joshua Jones Lofflin’s writing has appeared in The Best Microfiction 2020, The Best Small Fictions 2019, The Cincinnati Review, CRAFT, Fractured Lit, Moon City Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere. He lives in Maryland."

Nicholas Claro

Wichita, KS, United States

Clair Willden

Minneapolis, MN, United States
"Clair Willden (they/them) is a fiction and fiction-adjacent writer living in Minnesota. They are the EIC of Sad Goose Cooperative (sadgoosecoop.weebly.com). "

Jason M. Thornberry

Seattle, WA, United States
"MFA • Teaching Writing • Finishing 1st novel • Currently publishing fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. "

Kurt Van Ristell

London, United Kingdom
"Kurt Van Ristell is a Bengali/British poet, author, and artist living in South London. He works in education, which is a storyteller’s boon."

L M Cole

Raleigh, NC, United States


Kristin Houlihan

Hannah Siden

Vancouver, Canada
"Poet and filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. "


Winchester, United Kingdom
"21 year old queer trans poet from the UK. my writing explores gender, self love and lots more besides. Currently studying Creative Writing BA at uni. @hannahsswords on Instagram and Twitter"


Brooklyn, NY, United States
"Garth Miró is a writer based in New York City. He is the author of The Vacation out with Expat in 2022. His stories have appeared in Litro, Sundog Lit, XRAY, and Maudlin House among others. He currently works as a handyman."

Jason McGlone

Cincinnati, OH, United States
"I run Zero Readers & Pencilhouse. "

Trent England

Duxbury, MA, United States
"In 2008, I celebrated getting my first short story published by going out for pizza and beer with my wife. That night, I told her that I wanted to do this forever. I hope I get to. My most recent story was 'Dedication' at SVJ Lit."

Sydney Koeplin

Charlotte, NC, United States
"Editor and writer with a special interest in speculative fiction. She won the Elmira Nelson Jones Prize for Creative Writing from Colby College in 2021."

Chris Vanjonack

Champaign, IL, United States
"Chris Vanjonack holds an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared or are forthcoming in One Story, Barrelhouse, DIAGRAM, Electric Literature, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere."

Sarah O'Malley Graham

Austin, TX, United States

Myriam Legault-Beauregard

Gatineau, Canada
"Translator (English to French) Poet (French and English) Mother of two & PHD student Pronouns: she/her"

Sol Kim

London, United Kingdom
"Transmasc nonbinary and mixed Korean writer with a passion for the weird and sexy. Contemplative by nature. he/it."

Abigail Chang

Taipei, Taiwan
"Abigail Chang is a writer based in Taipei, Taiwan. Her work appears or is forthcoming in the Cortland Review, the Citron Review, the Shore, Gone Lawn, Gulf Stream, Parentheses Journal and elsewhere. "

Oskar Leonard

Wigan, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
"Oskar Leonard is a trans author from the UK and a senior creative writer at TUGZ Magazine. He has written ten books and his short works have been featured in publications such as Adoxography Literary Magazine, The Meadowlark Review and Juven."

nat raum

Baltimore, MD, United States
"nat raum (b. 1996) is a disabled artist, writer, and genderless disaster. They’re a current MFA candidate at the University of Baltimore, and also the editor-in-chief of fifth wheel press."


Cincinnati, OH, United States
"I write various stuff and work in a public library. Published in X-R-A-Y, Maudlin House, Five on the Fifth, Across the Margin, JAKE, Buzgaga, Blue as an Orange, and BULLSHIT LIT. Forthcoming in Bear Creek Gazette, FATHERFATHER, Figwort, and BSLIT."

Elliot Brady

Wilmington, NC, United States
"Writer and filmmaker from North Carolina. "

Alex Shenstone

Lincoln, United Kingdom
"Hi there! I'm Alex Shenstone (He/Him), a UK-based trans writer and Master's student. I love writing poetry, prose, script, anything really - though I do like playing with the darker themes of our world 🖤"

Angela Acosta

United States
"Angela Acosta (she/her) is a bilingual Latina poet and scholar from Florida. She won the 2015 Rhina P. Espaillat Award from West Chester University. "


Melanie Brydges

san jose, CA, United States
" Melanie Brydges (she/her) is a Transsexual poet based in the bay area. She has been publishing in She is a self proclaimed slut, and drug addict, and roams the streets of San Jose as a Tranny."

Rachel Lloyd

Somerville, MA, United States
"I am a Boston-based writer of short stories and flash. A late-to-the-literary-party dyslexic, I am a voracious reader eager to make up for lost time. I love cooking, everything about racoons, and cumulus clouds. "



Rochester, MI, United States
"BEE LB is an array of letters, bound to impulse; a writer creating delicate connections. they have experience as a poetry reader, a published poet, and a workshop facilitator both online & in-person. they are working on many manuscripts all at once."

Suzy Eynon

WA, United States
"writer from the desert"

Sheeks Bhattacharjee

Malvern, PA, United States
"I write sometimes | Founder and EIC of Vocivia Magazine | Co-Founder of Astral Cognition"

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