Written by Ella Peary April 16th, 2020

Hotel: Now Seeking Submissions

Hotel is an acclaimed print and online journal of innovative fiction, nonfiction, and, poetry. They publish both emerging and established authors of experimental literature, and they also print thoughtful essays on the state of the literary arts. You can get a sense of their style by browsing their online archives.

Hotel is published twice a year in print. Typically, they read submissions in May and October only; however, they are now open for submissions. They respond to most submissions within six months.

Authors of fiction and creative nonfiction may submit up to 4,000 words. Hotel also accepts excerpts from longer works, as well as flash fiction. Poets may submit up to four pages of poetry. Authors may also submit pitches for non-academic essays, interviews, fragments, and though pieces about the literary arts.

All submissions are considered for Hotel’s online archives. Accepted submissions are also occasionally published in Hotel’s print journal and considered for other print projects.

Hotel accepts submissions via email, not online or by post. They discourage simultaneous submissions, and they do not accept previously published work. They emphasize their focus on publishing original works demonstrating new approaches to writing.

If you would like to learn more or submit to Hotel, please visit their website here.

Bio: Ella Peary is the pen name for an author, editor, creative writing mentor, and submission consultant. Over the past five years, she’s written hundreds of articles for Authors Publish, and she’s also served as a copywriter and copy editor for a wide range of organizations and individuals. She is the author of The Quick Start Guide to Flash Fiction. She occasionally teaches a course on flash fiction. You can contact her at ellapeary@gmail.com.


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