All submissions are completed through Submittable.
The Write Launch is an online literary magazine publishing creative works of short story, poetry, essay, short novella, and novel excerpts. Submissions must be original work not previously published in any format, including blogs and websites. Please take a moment to browse the site and read previous issues before submitting.
- The Write Launch is published on the 1st day of each month.
- Authors can expect a response 21-30 days after submission.
- Copyright will be included on each work as provided by the author or by The Write Launch.
- Editorial staff will select an image to accompany publication on The Write Launch.
- Submissions will be edited for grammatical errors.
- The Write Launch has no submission fees.
- Please direct all comments or questions to email@example.com.
Categories for Submission
Submit up to 1 short story per issue, maximum 6,000 words.
Submit 3 to 5 poems in a single document. Each poem should have a title.
Submit 1 essay, maximum 3,500 words. Essays can be narrative/personal; descriptive; expository/informational; or persuasive/argumentative.
Novella / Novel Excerpts
Submit a single unpublished novella, with maximum 12,500 words.
Submit a single chapter of an unpublished novel. Include a brief summary of the story.