Submissions

Pain is a print journal dedicated to poetry, literary articles, lyrical essays, and interviews.

Submissions for issue no. 2 of Pain are currently closed.

To submit to the magazine, please use our submission portal, linked below.
To contact us about something else, please email partus [@] partus.press

We welcome submissions of unpublished poems; interviews with artists and writers; articles with a literary focus; and short, creative essays. We publish work by emerging as well as established writers, and all submissions are read by the editors. Please be prepared to receive editorial feedback if your work is accepted. We cannot offer individual feedback on rejected submissions, although we do endeavour to respond within two months.


 
 

Poetry

Send all poems together in a single document.

We will consider a maximum of 3 poems for each issue.

We would prefer to receive poems as PDFs in order to preserve formatting.

All work submitted must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are fine but please let us know as soon as your work is accepted elsewhere.

 
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    Articles, interviews, essayS

We will consider literary articles and lyrical essays of up to 2,000 words for publication in the print magazine. Anything longer will be considered for publication online.

All work submitted must be unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are fine but please let us know as soon as your work is accepted elsewhere.

 
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