The Racket Journal Call for Submissions (Payment: Publication)
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The Racket Journal Call for Submissions (Payment: Publication)

The Racket Journal is open for submissions of Prose, Poetry and Art from writers around the world. 

The Racket Journal is a weekly online literary journal. The editors want to promote the work of up-and-coming, emerging, established, and never-before-seen writers. According to the website, the editors say;  “We like a little grit in our submissions, something that’ll stick in your teeth long after you’re done reading it. It is our ongoing mission to publish a wide-ranging selection of work from diverse writers and artists in an effort to expose more and more readers to amazing writing.”

Submissions Guidelines for The Racket Journal

  • The Racket Journal considers submissions that contain work(s) of poetry and/or prose with a total combined word count of 2000 words or less. 
  • All submissions should be sent to
  • As soon as they see your submission, they will send you a confirmation.
  • They will also let you know within two weeks if they accept your piece (or not).
  • The Racket staff is constantly looking for ways to expand the diversity of the journal, and its readership.  If you are a BIPOC writer, a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, or both, they heartily encourage you to submit.

  • They would like a short cover letter. Ensure that you include:

    • the name you to publish your work under

    • the titles of your pieces,

    • an email they can reach you at

    • and (if you’d like) a short bio.

  • Please try and submit your work in 12-point, Times New Roman.
  • Word documents are easiest to work with; Pages, .pdfs and text files work as well.
  • If you are submitting art, please submit it as a .jpg.
  • Only in very special circumstances do the staff at Racket Journal offer feedback on pieces they do not accept.


The Racket Journal will publish your submission on its website if accepted. 


There is no specified deadline for submissions.

To have a view of their previously accepted works, visit their website

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