This category is to submit up to 4 individual pieces of PROSE
to Alternating Current Press to consider for The Luminaire Award for Best Prose and open-reading publication on our daily literary journal, The Coil
. (Please note that this is not the place to submit reviews, interviews, current articles, trends, booklists, or other lit-related columns. To submit the latter type of material, go here
Each submission also comes with a complimentary digital copy of our latest short-story collection, The Girl Wakes
, a collection of dark, coming-of-age, feminist fairytales by Carmen Lau.
$2.99: Regular reading fee. This will come with a standard form response.
$6.99: Get brief FEEDBACK from our reading panel.
$8.99: Get an EXPEDITED form response within 3 days, plus a digital copy of Moon Up, Past Full
$10.99: Get an EXPEDITED response within 3 days, plus FEEDBACK, plus a digital copy of Moon Up, Past Full
Read our complete general guidelines here.
Read prose guidelines here.
Before you request feedback, read this paragraph.
•DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME OR ANY IDENTIFYING MARKS INSIDE THE FILE, IN THE TITLE, OR IN THE FILE NAME.
•No cover pages with contact information or acknowledgments within the file.
•Submit up to 4 pieces of prose in a single document.
We pay for all the work we accept.