VIDA: Women in Literary Arts opens up 2020 Submissions

The VIDA Review is a bi-monthly online literary magazine publishing original fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, and interviews.

We are exclusively interested in work by those often marginalized in literary spaces, including people of color; women, agender, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, non-binary, trans, and two-spirit people; LGBQIA people; people with disabilities; and people living at the intersections of these identities.

The VIDA Review is currently able to pay those published under fiction, nonfiction, and poetry $15-$20 per author. This is a very small token, but we are currently actively working on increasing funds so as to pay authors more.


All pieces should be original, and previously unpublished in any format in English.

Please send one submission at a time, and please submit only once every 6 months.

We are open to simultaneous submissions, so long as you label them as such and promptly let us know if your work has been accepted elsewhere.

Submissions are accepted year-round via Submittable, but will not be open until January 15, 2020. We will try to respond as soon as possible, but please wait three months before querying us.

Reviews & Interviews

Up to 3,000 words (but if your work is a bit longer, feel free to send it)
Include contact information on first page of submission
Include word count at top of first page

Submit your work using the website’s Submittable page.

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