The Commuter is Now Accepting Poems and Graphic Narratives/ How to Submit (Payment: $100).

Electric Literature’s The Commuter is now accepting submissions of poetry and graphic narratives for publication. The magazine will pay $100 for accepted works. The deadline for submissions is, Monday, December 23rd, 2019.

Who is Eligible to Submit:

  • Anyone writing in English.
  • There is no submission fee.

How to Submit:

  • Poetry: Submit 3-5 poems in a single document. The submission must not exceed 8 pages in total.
  • Graphic Narratives: Either traditional or non-traditional forms of visual storytelling, submit no more than 3 pieces of narrative illustration, comics, or mixed media narrative.
  • For comics, each piece should contain no less than 3 panels.
  • The total page count of your submission (Graphic Narrative) should not be more than 15 pages.
  • Submissions close by Monday, December 23rd, 2019.
  • Submit here.


  • $100 for accepted works.

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