The Rattling Wall is accepting sophisticated short fiction, travel essays, and poetry submissions for Issue 4 until April 1, 2012. The literary journal accepts simultaneous submissions, but asks to be contacted immediately if work that a writer has submitted for review has been accepted for publication elsewhere.
Successful submission packets will include a cover letter that provides the writer's contact information and briefly details the writer's publication history; and a writing sample. Writing samples should be typed using Times New Roman (12pt) font. Genre specific guidelines are as follows:
Short Fiction: Submit one complete story, no excerpts. Your submission should be double-spaced and no more than 15 pages.
Travel Essays: Submit one complete essay, no excerpts. Your submission should be double-spaced and no more than 15 pages.
Poetry: Submit 3-5, single-spaced poems.
The Rattling Wall staff responds to submissions within 2 months. Publication pays 2 contributor copies.
Submission packets should be mailed to:
The Rattling Wall
c/o PEN USA
269 S. Beverly Dr. #1163
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Writers may include a self-addressed, stamped postcard if they wish to be informed that their submission has been received.
Please direct all questions and concerns regarding Submission Guidelines to firstname.lastname@example.org
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