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Founded in San Francisco in 2009, THE RUMPUS is one of the longest running online literary and culture magazines. Some early contributors include Roxane Gay and Cheryl Strayed who helped establish our reputation for publishing risk-taking authors. We continue to be one of the last independent platforms for both established and emerging voices. Visit TheRumpus.net to read the latest, join one of our monthly book clubs, or subscribe to our letters in the mail from authors program.
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essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, art, gr_novel
Submissions must be directed to our submission manager powered by Submittable. Please submit to the appropriate category. Please note the draft you submit is considered final, excepting suggested changes by our editorial staff. Submittable only displays categories that are open for submission. Please reference our guidelines for details on current reading period dates. Interview pitches and finished interview submissions are accepted year-round and should be sent directly to our Interviews Editor. Finished book reviews and poetry collection reviews are accepted year-round through Submittable to the appropriate categories.
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1 - 6 months
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