You may pay a voluntary submission fee to expedite our reading of your manuscript. Payment does not increase your chances for acceptance, but it does go a long way to help us sustain our quarterly magazine filled with thwackingly fine cutting-edge fiction, poetry, essays, and artwork.
$10 and $25 submissions will receive an expedited reading with a guaranteed response (accept or decline) within two weeks (generally faster and often in less than one week.) $25 submissions will receive a personal critique from the editors.
Submit micro-fiction or short essays (up to 900 words). Manuscripts should be single-spaced.
$10.00 submissions will receive a response within two weeks.
$25.00 submissions will receive a response within two weeks plus a personal critique from a Cleaver editor.