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Foglifter is a biannual compendium of the most dynamic, urgent LGBTQ+ writing today. It’s a space where queer writers celebrate, mourn, rage, and embrace.

Foglifter welcomes daring and thoughtful queer work, in all forms, and we are especially interested in cross-genre, intersectional, marginal, and transgressive work. We want the pieces that challenged you as a writer, what you poured yourself into and risked the most to make. But we also want your tenderest, gentlest work, what you hold closest to your heart. Whatever you’re working on now that’s keeping you alive and writing, Foglifter wants to read it.

What does that look like? Check out writing we love here, here, and here!

Submission periods are:

  • March 1 to May 1 (Fall Edition)
  • September 1 to November 1 (Spring Edition)
  • We are always open for cover art!

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Foglifter opens for submissions again on March 1st—and we are now a paid market!

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Our faves over at @autostraddle are looking for personal essays, humor, and reported pieces that address queer visions of the future—and they pay $50-300 a piece! The pitch deadline is Jan 31st. More here:
https://www.autostraddle.com/call-for-submissions-in-another-world/

Oh. My. Goodness. Three of our contributors—@TAGreathouse @samsax1 and @tctigercakes74—are finalists for this @Missouri_Review prize! So excited for ya'll! 🌈✨

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