The Literature Box of the Internet
Lit.cat is a monthly literary journal kindled by a wide variety of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, creative non-poetry, and visual art. There is a preference for writing between 250 - 2000 words.

All submissions require a brief 3rd person biography.

Writing submissions require a multiple choice question derived from your writing.
Visual artists may submit up to 5 images in a .zip or .rar file.
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Thank you for your interest in submitting to Lit.cat!
Here's the fine print:

Lit.cat is a web design experiment and a literary journal. It is not a front for anything illicit. 

Writers: Authors retain all rights to writing submitted to Lit.cat. Authors have a responsibility to notify Lit.cat in order to obtain permission for reprint and acknowledgment of previous publication. Authors retain the ability to have their writing unpublished at request. By submitting to Lit.cat you give the editors control over the presentation of your writing, including promotional material, web experiments, and how it is presented on the website. We promise that your writing will not be placed in a neural network to emulate your writing style.

Visual artists: Artists may submit up to 5 images in a .zip or .rar file or a single image using this form. Please ensure that your image is at least 1400px wide. You must guarantee that all elements provided are either owned by your good selves, or that you’ve permission to use them. By submitting to Lit.cat you give designers control over the presentation of your images. Your work may be cropped or edited to fit into Lit.cat's theming system that allows for stuff to look good on the portrait mode on phones and really big computer monitors.
     
 
What is the title of your work? *

We reserve the right to edit your title for length.
 
What name would you like to be published under? *

This is the name we'll use to credit you with on the website.
 
Please type in a short 3rd person biography for yourself for our website. (including any links you would like in your biography) *

For example: "{{answer_46306375}} was written by {{answer_46306003}}, who lives in X and has writing published in Y, and can sometimes be found doing Z."
 
What are you submitting? *


 
What is the read time of your work? Visit this website, paste your writing into the field, and report back with the results: http://readtime.eu/

Each issue of Lit.cat is designed to be read from cover to cover within half an hour. Some people even read it out loud!
 
Imagine that your work showed up in a standardized test. What would be a good multiple choice question for your piece? *

Lit.cat is currently the only literary journal in the world with quiz questions. Questions can be as precise or as silly as you want, as long as there is a definite correct answer. Readers who answer correctly are allowed to comment on your piece.
 
What are 4 possible answers to your question?

 
Answer A:

 
Answer B:

 
Answer C:

 
Answer D:

 
What is the correct answer?


 
Upload your submission in a non-.PDF format here: *

Please limit your submissions to 1 per form submission.
 
How did you find out about Lit.cat?

Poets and Writers? A suggestion by a friend? Asking cat related questions on Google?
 
Would you like to donate to Lit.cat? *

Lit.cat is 100% supported by our fans and readership! Your donations help us continue to find great writing to feature.

 
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Last question! Would you like to subscribe to Lit.cat?

Our website is constantly evolving, and we like keeping in touch with our writers.
We only send emails whenever there's a new issue.
     
Thank you for your submission! Expect to hear back from us within 2 months. If you haven't heard back by then, you can email us at tit.tat@lit.cat to request the status of your submission. Good luck; we look forward to reading your work!
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