25 USD for Published Fiction or Nonfiction and 10 USD for Poem

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This offer comes from Damazine.com. Damazine is an online literary journal published out of Damascus, Syria, from where it takes its name. It is an online literary journal publishing fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. They aim to become the treasure house for quality literature related to the Muslim world.

Damazine focus on authors based in or with ties to the Muslim world in the largest sense. At the same time, they strive to present a rainbow of themes and writing styles. The biggest criterion is quality. They are looking for powerful, well-crafted pieces that throb with meaning.

  1. Fiction should have vivid characters and an original plot. Length should be 1,000-5,000 words. Send fiction to fiction@damazine.com.
  2. Creative Nonfiction should convey factual material in a way that reads like a literary work. Length should be 1,000-5,000 words. Send nonfiction to nonfiction@damazine.com.
  3. Poetry may be rhyme or free verse. No more than five poems per submission. Send poetry to poetry@damazine.com.

Damazine publishes quarterly and is open for submissions year-round. Please send your submission, in the body of an email message or as a Word attachment, to the appropriate address specified above.

The email message must include the word “Sub” in the subject line to prevent the spam filter from deleting it. Also include your full name, general location, and an optional short bio in the body of your message. Please allow up to four months for a response.

Submissions must be previously unpublished. Displaying your work on any blog or website counts as being published. Damazine only publish submissions written in the English language. Simultaneous submissions are allowed but please notify them immediately if your work is accepted elsewhere.