Layered Butter Magazine Calls For Pitches And Artwork/ How To Submit (Pay: $100-$500)
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Layered Butter Magazine Calls For Pitches And Artwork/ How To Submit (Pay: $100-$500)

Layered Butter is committed to publishing insightful and engaging works for both established and emerging writers, journalists, and critics. 

They are currently accepting submissions for their website and physical/digital publication. If you are having a problem with your writing, please read this article: How to Overcome Writer’s Block (10 Tips + Personal Examples) 


Article Submission Guidelines For Layered Butter 

  • Each issue is built around a particular abstract theme/genre/director/actor, and they open up the submission process for each new issue 2-3 months in advance of the submission deadline
  • However, they are also now accepting general pitches and submissions (off-theme) for consideration.
  • They are open to other aspects of formal analysis and cultural criticism, interviews, essays, etc. 
  • Please note that no pitch is too absurd. 
  • Their essays and criticism works tend to be between 1000-2000 words, though they are open to longer pieces. 
  • Layered Butter is meant to be a community that encourages collaboration.
  • If possible, please include samples of previous work. 


What They Don’t Want 

Regarding the kind of submissions they strive to publish, here is a list of what we are NOT looking for: 

  • Movie reviews
  • Clickbait listicles
  • Contrarian hot takes
  • Works that have been previously published (you know, for legal reasons)


Artist Submission Guidelines For Artists

This is a call for all artists! Do you have a passion for creativity? Would you like to showcase your work in the next edition of Layered Butter?

Submit your artwork through their artist submission form for a chance to be featured and recognized.


How To Submit

Click here to visit their submission page, where you can access their submission forms for Writers and Artists.


Pay Rates

Depending on the article, they pay between about $100$500 USD.

For Artwork submissions, the rates are to be discussed. 


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