Specter is a literary platform for women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community. Specter publishes new art, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction from writers often forced to the margins of literature. We feel the work we’ve published thus far best represents the type of submissions we want. Take some time to browse our archives. Then submit.

Please email us at staff@spectermagazine.com with any questions. Thanks and good luck!

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Size limit: 50 - 3000 Words

Personal Essays, Memoir, Lyric Essays, Reportage. 

Previously published material is unacceptable.

Simultaneous submissions are acceptable; please notify us immediately if submission is accepted elsewhere.

Manuscript should be submitted in 12 pt Times New Roman font, double-spaced.

Only one submission until you have been notified of acceptance or rejection of submitted material.

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