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Paper Tape publishes original, unpublished work. We consider work that is posted publicly on deviantART, social networking sites, and personal blogs to be published. Work that has been shared in private writing groups is fine.

Simultaneous submissions allowed.

Multiple Submissions allowed (4 per person per reading period).

Response time: 8 weeks. If you haven’t heard from us in that time, please, query (

Rights: We ask for First Electronic and Archival rights. All other rights remain with the author.

Payment: Paper Tape is not currently a paying market, but we will gladly include links in your bio.

Gotten this far and still not quite sure what we’re looking for? Check out our editor Kristy Harding’s interview on Six Questions For.

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