Next Reading period: March 1 – September 30, 2018.
Consequence is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, visual art, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.
WRITERS whose work has appeared in the magazine include: David Abrams, Elliot Ackerman, Homero Aridjis, Peter Balakian, Jerri Bell, Sven Birkerts, Kevin Bowen, Martha Collins, Martha Cooley, William Corbett, April Darcy, Stephen Dau, Jasmin Dzarnik, Teresa Fazio, Anne Germanacos, Jesse Goolsby, Tami Haaland, Lee Hancock, Bridey Heing, Fanny Howe, Mohammad Kazem Kazemi, Anne Korkeakivi, Phil Klay, Woody Lewis, Margaret Luongo, Christopher Lydon, Fred Marchant, Kai Maristed, Askold Melnyczuk, J. A. Moad II, Ed Ochester, Joyce Peseroff, Hilary Plum, Katey Schultz, Peter Dale Scott, Roy Scranton, Bob Shacochis, Tom Sleigh, Brian Turner, Barrett Warner, Julia Wendell, Afaa Michael Weaver, Nathan Webster, and Bruce Weigl.
We do not consider previously published work.
Online Submissions Only.
Submissions must be submitted through our online submissions manager. We no longer accept mailed or emailed submissions.
For fiction and non-fiction: please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words.
For poetry: please submit up to five poems of any length. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.
Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.
Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of Consequence and Consequence Online.
Consequence is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
We’re pleased to announce we now compensate writers for their work.