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The Bare Life Review is a biannual literary journal that gives publishing opportunity exclusively to immigrant and refugee authors.

They are currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts in fictionnon-fiction, and poetry and are offering a rate of $1000 for accepted prose pieces, and $400 for accepted poems.

Since the journal is exclusively dedicated to immigrant and refugee authors, the journals editors will only accept work from “writers living abroad who currently hold a refugee status” and “foreign-born writers living in the United States.” You can read more about the eligibility guidelines HERE.

The editors are looking

Fiction should be no more than 8000 words, nonfiction no more than 6000, and no more than 3 poems.

Submission period: August 1–December 31

This is an opportunity to take part in a one-of-a-kind creative project. We encourage anyone in our community who is eligible to send in their work.

To learn more about The Bare Life Review, contact the editors, and get more submission information, click HERE.

 

Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches African literature. She received her doctorate at Duke University. She is the founder and editor of Brittle Paper and series editor of Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writer’s imprint.

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