Existere publishes biannually. We offer a Fall/Winter issue and a Spring/Summer issue.

Please submit your poetry, fiction, non-fiction, or artwork through our Submittable link:

Only previously unpublished work will be considered. Simultaneous submissions are welcome.

Please ensure that literary submissions are fewer than 3500 words. Art submissions must be 300 dpi.

We are unable to accept any work that has been published in another literary journal, on a blog, website (unless password protected), or social media platform.

Due to the overwhelming volume of submissions, we will only contact authors whose work we have accepted, at which point we will need to confirm that the work has not been published elsewhere. Unfortunately, we cannot respond to emails inquiring about the status of submissions.

Copyright remains with the contributor, who is free to resell their work six months after publication (noting Existere as the first publisher) unless granted an earlier release by the journal. Existere retains the right to reprint, to publish in electronic editions, and to include this work in any anthology without further compensation.

Existere pays authors $50 per accepted submission (maximum $250), along with a complimentary copy of Existere.

Any questions or concerns? Please visit the "Contact Us" page for more information.