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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
We are a literary magazine for outsiders. We publish work that takes risks. We believe in you, in your art, and in aliens.
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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Matthew James Hawkins
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art
Recent Awards Received
Best of The Net 2021: "This Is a Collection of" by Eileen Winn - Winner "Who I Actually Am" by Chelsea Harris - Finalist
Alan Chazaro, Marisa Crane, Matt Mitchell
Alien Magazine is currently open for all types of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art submissions. We are nice people; don't be afraid to send us anything. *We are not a science fiction magazine, though we are open to SF work. By "Alien" we mean "outsider" or anything that exists outside the societal norm* General Guidelines: Please wait until you receive a response for your submission before submitting again. You are free to submit multiple times, but only one at a time Only submit previously unpublished work Include a biography in the appropriate place on Submittable. Please keep this brief: a 100 word or less If you feel the need to address the specific genre editor you're submitting to, please just use their name and/or they/them pronouns. There's no need to use formal titles; we're all friends here. We accept simultaneous submissions, but let us know as soon as it’s accepted elsewhere Submit all written work as a .doc or .docx file and all visual work as a JPEG or PNG file Have standard formatting: put your page number and last name somewhere on each page. If the submission is prose, please double-space. Use TNR font, or similar
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1 - 10 weeks
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