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Metafore - Fiction (Go to Poetry)

At Metafore, we’re looking for poetry, fiction, & creative nonfiction that not only reflect the beauty of the superficial experience of the world but that also call forth the profundity — the beyondness — that can be found in all of life, if only

we open ourselves to it.

Metafore publishes writing that is progressive, that understands the political nature of personal narrative, & that honors diversity in all its expressions. While we graciously accept work meeting the highest of literary standards from writers of all backgrounds, we particularly yearn for works representing the perspectives

of the marginalized. We seek honest experimentalism that expresses each writer’s unique consciousness. We encourage rule breaking & genre bending & convention smashing; we’re suckers for hybrid & corrupted forms.

Most importantly, bring the eye of the modern-day mystic. Reveal the beauty

that exists in unexpected places. Find God in the alley dumpster. Leave our minds dripping with symbolism, metaphor & deep imagery, sensual & seductive detail, & maybe a touch of surrealism… Or ignore all this & do what you want.

This listing is permanently closed for submissions. This may mean one of several things:
  • It was always planned to be a limited-time project, such as a one-time anthology, and the limited-time submission window has ended.
  • The publisher has stated that they are permanently closed, or on hiatus with wording that makes it sound permanent.
  • The publication website is down in a way that appears to be permanent, and we haven't been able to find a new website for them.
  • The publication website is not down, but it appears to have been inactive for more than a year.

Market Genres

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
0 to 500 words

Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: Yes

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Listing added: 13 August 2019

Last officially checked: 13 November 2020

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