We'd love for you to look around before submitting. Familiarizing yourself with the work we publish really is your best bet. Please see more detailed guidelines below in the category-specific sections.


GRITTY BITS & BOBS

  • By submitting to us, if accepted, you grant us first electronic rights and non-exclusive archival rights.
  • All submissions remain the intellectual property of the artist. Rights revert to author upon publication.
  • We’d love if you’d credit us if your work first appeared here.
  • Work previously published in print only welcome if in no violation of original rights.
  • You’ll feel really good if you check out these kick-ass authors.
  • Exposure to the website carries a small risk of radiation poisoning. We suggest wearing a lead apron while submitting. 


All correspondence regarding submissions should be done here, via Submittable. If you have any questions unrelated to your submission, feel free to email xraylitmag@gmail.com.

  • Keep submissions under 1,500 words.
  • One piece per submission, please.
  • Wait until you hear from us before you submit again.
  • You may simultaneously submit your work elsewhere, no problem.
  • Please tell us the word count.
  • We shoot for a response time of 3-5 weeks.
  • We’d love for you to look around before submitting. Have at it.
  • Keep submissions under 1,500 words.
  • One piece per submission, please.
  • Wait until you hear from us before you submit again.
  • You may simultaneously submit your work elsewhere, no problem.
  • Please tell us the word count.
  • We shoot for a response time of 3-5 weeks.
  • We’d love for you to look around before submitting. Have at it.
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