PALABRA A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art
Submission Guidelines
Submission Guidelines
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PALABRA is on hiatus and not currently accepting submissions.

Submit only original, unpublished work (including work published online or in any other electronic form).

English, Spanish, Spanglish or any combination thereof are welcome. 

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. 

Flash fiction to 750 words. Three stories maximum per submission.

Innovative/hybrid/cross-genre work to 12 pages.

Poetry: 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

PALABRA acquires first serial rights, electronic promotional rights, and nonexclusive print anthology rights.  Author retains all other rights.

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.  

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