We’re looking for solid writing.  Chip-your-teeth-on-it writing.  Punched-in-the-throat writing. Don’t-care-if-it’s-funny-or-sad-or-sarcastic-so-long-as-it-makes-us-react writing. We publish what we like.  It’s as simple as that.

For more information about our aesthetic and history, check out editor Kerri Farrell Foley’s Interview with “Six Questions.”

We currently do not offer payment to contributors. Hopefully, some day…

All submissions must be received via our Submittable online portal. Review the category guidelines carefully. Submit to Crack the Spine Literary Magazine