34 Orchard is Now Accepting Submissions/ How to Apply (Payment: $50)

A magazine that likes “dark, intense pieces that speak to a deeper truth”, 34 Orchard is now accepting poetry and short fiction submissions for their spring issue. The deadline for submission is January 31st, 2020.

Who is Eligible to Submit:

  • Anyone writing in English from anywhere in the world.

How to Submit:

  • Submit a short story of between 1000—7500 words.
  • Or poetry of any style or length.
  • Format your manuscript: Times New Roman, 12pt font, and double spaced.
  • Include a cover letter that contains your name and contact info, the title of the story or poem, word count, if it’s a simultaneous submission, and a third person bio of not more than 100 words.
  • Your email subject line should read: “Submission: ‘Story Title’, Last Name” or “Submission: ‘Poem Title’, Last Name”.
  • All submissions will be responded back to no later than February 28, 2020.
  • Submit to 34orchardjournal@gmail.com


  • Pays $50 on signing of the contract, for accepted pieces.

Good luck.

Ernest Ogunyemi

Ernest O. Ogunyemi enjoys playing with words to express what he feels within, or wants to feel. His stories have appeared in magazines and blogs such as Tuck Magazine, Naija Stories, Poetry Soup and his poetry is forthcoming in Acumen91 (out in May) and African Writing. Currently, he is working on a short story collection: Weaving Fine Rhythms from Broken Tunes.

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