Harpur Palate

Publisher: English Dept., Binghamton University

Established: 2000

Frequency: Twice per year

Accepts Email Submissions: No

Website URL: http://harpurpalate.binghamton.edu/

Description: Our interests are publishing literary material in a wide variety of genres that may have difficulty finding venues, such as (but not limited to) magical realism, metafiction, form poetry, etc.

Editor(s): Davis Schneiderman, Fiction Editor; Kurt Cline, Poetry Editor

Needs: We believe writers should explore different genres to tell their stories. Harpur Palate accepts pieces regardless of genre, as long as the works pay attention to craft, structure, language, and the story well told._x000D_

_x000D_ Fiction: contemporary/mainstream, ethnic/multicultural, experimental, fantasy, humor/satire, literary, magical realism, metafiction, mystery/suspense, science fiction, and slipstream (genre blending). No solipsistic or self-centered/pretentious fiction, erotica, pornography, excessive profanity, or shock value for shock value's sake. _x000D_

_x000D_ Poetry: blank verse, experimental, free verse, haiku, lyrical, narrative, prose poems, sonnets, tanka, villanelles. No light verse.

Length: Fiction: 250-8000 words
_x000D_ Poetry: Send 3-5 poems; No poems longer than 10 pages

Rights: We buy First North American Serial Rights and one-time electronic rights if we choose to post the piece on our website as well as in the journal.

Payment: 2 contributor's copies per author.

Tips: Send a clean, professional manuscript and a brief cover letter with bio.

How to Submit: Fiction: Contact Davis Schneiderman, Fiction Editor_x000D_

_x000D_ Poetry: Contact Kurt Cline, Poetry Editor_x000D_

_x000D_ Deadline for the spring issue is March 15; deadline for the fall issue is October 15. Please include an SASE for response. If you would like your manuscript returned, please supply the proper postage. If not, please let us know if the manuscript is disposable._x000D_

_x000D_ Send your submissions to the appropriate editor at:_x000D_

_x000D_ Harpur Palate
_x000D_ English Dept.
_x000D_ Binghamton University
_x000D_ PO Box 6000
_x000D_ Vestal, NY 13902-6000_x000D_

_x000D_ We look forward to reading your work.

Response Time: RT is two months. The editorial boards choose manuscripts during final selection meetings. If we would like to hold your manuscript for final selection, we will inform you.

Guidelines Url: http://harpurpalate.binghamton.edu/guidelines.shtml

Address: English Department Binghamton University, PO Box 6000 Vestal NY 13902 USA

This listing was last reviewed and/or updated on 2004-03-11