The Rag is currently accepting submissions of short fiction. We publish 1 story every month, which we distribute through our newsletter and through our website as a free Kindle, Epub and/or PDF download. We offer the standard “pro rate” for all pieces accepted for publication ($0.05/word), the average being about $225 per short story. 

We take submissions online here via Submittable. It is free to submit to The Rag for the first 5 days of every month. After the 5th of each month, we charge a $3 fee to submit online. 100% of the revenue we receive from online submission fees goes to pay the writers we publish. We also offer submitters archive access to all 6 previously published issues of The Rag for only $5. See the option below. 

Please note, we are no longer publishing poetry.

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