PALABRA is on hiatus and not currently accepting
Submit only original, unpublished work (including work
published online or in any other electronic form).
English, Spanish, Spanglish or any combination thereof
No genre work, i.e., mystery, romance, suspense, science fiction, etc. If submitting in
more than one genre submit each one separately.
Simultaneous submissions are okay, provided we are
notified promptly of acceptance elsewhere
Fiction: 4000 words maximum.
fiction to 750 words. Three stories maximum per submission.
work to 12 pages.
No maximum length. Up to five poems per submission. Single-spaced okay.
Short Plays: Up to 15 pages
Novel Excerpts: Self-contained
or standalone chapters or excerpts of up to 4000 words
RIGHTS AND PAYMENT
first serial rights, electronic promotional rights, and nonexclusive print anthology rights. Author retains all other
For work accepted for publication PALABRA will pay $25.00 to $40.00 per piece. Authors whose work is published in
the magazine will also receive a complimentary copy of the issue in which their work appears.
PALABRA is published
annually. Submissions are accepted from September 1 through April
30. Manuscripts received after the deadline will not be considered until after September 1.