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on the inside pages and on related social media. Nonfiction, please submit creative nonfiction or essays of up to 8,000 words. How the Steven Galloway open letter dumpster fire forced me to acknowledge the racism and entitlement at the heart of CanLit. All work must be previously unpublished either in print or online. 1st Deadline for our Fall/winter issue. Stories that fall below the requested minimum of 2,000 words will be paid at poetry rates. Payment If your piece is chosen to be published in an issue of Midwestern Gothic, you will receive a complimentary digital copy of the issue. Email your photos to mwgothic. If you do not hear from us after that time, please assume that we will not be publishing your work.

We are always looking to publish and promote more emerging artists.
Crazyhorse has been publishing the best established and emerging writers for over 50 years.
The work we've published has recently been reprinted in Best American Short Stories, Best American Poetry, Best New Poets, Best American Experimental Writing, and The Pushcart Prize, among other places.
Shooter is a literary magazine featuring entertaining, well crafted stories and poetry from up-and-coming writers, showcasing original artwork on the cover of each issue.

We take note of promising illustrators on a rolling basis but, if you have work or a style you feel is particularly relevant to an upcoming theme, please draw our attention. Please consider that issues of Midwestern Gothic will be available in various electronic formats in addition to print (downloadable PDFs, Kindle, iPhone, etc.). Please only submit as, word (.doc/.docx). Your photo will always appear credited to you. We do accept reprints We just ask that you tell us somewhere in your submission where it first appeared so we can give credit where credits due (and please verify you do indeed have permission to submit elsewhere). Those selected will be notified via email and will also receive a complimentary digital issue.

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