The Twin Bill

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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The Twin Bill is an online literary baseball journal. We celebrate the rich history of the game while also recognizing its vibrant present through fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, interviews, and visual art. We welcome writers of all levels and experiences. For more, you can read our profile in The Writer magazine. We have a quarterly publication schedule based on the MLB schedule. We publish on Opening Day (spring), on the day of the All-Star Game (summer), on the first day of the World Series (fall), and on Jackie Robinson's birthday (winter). For any questions, please email us at [email protected]

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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Bryan St Amand
Contact Title
Fiction Editor
essays, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, audio
Submissions Policy
Fiction – We are interested in short stories between 1,000 to 3,000 words. We are looking for writing that displays a strong personal style and a connection to the game of baseball. Most of all, we are excited by stories that situate baseball in a broader context, beyond the action of an individual game or at-bat. We pay $20 per short story. Creative Nonfiction – We are interested in creative nonfiction personal essays up to 1,000 words. Ideally, it’s told in the first person and is a story with an arc. We want to go on a journey and experience something with you, not just a recap of a game or an experience. We pay $10 per CNF piece. Poetry – Please send up to five poems per issue. We pay $5 per poem. Visual Art – We are interested in comics, illustrations, basically anything that you can think of that says something about baseball. Feel free to reach out with ideas, we love to be surprised. We are also looking for illustrators for our pieces. There are no submission fees. Writers retain all rights to their work. Please send all written submissions as a Word doc along with a short bio and any social media you want us to plug. We are only interested in previously unpublished work. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know if it is accepted elsewhere. Send any submissions, questions, or ideas to [email protected] We would love to hear from you.
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Reading Period
Year round
Reporting Time
1 - 2 months
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