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Built for writers. Loved by readers.

Typishly is an online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. When we ask writers why they like Typishly, they talk about three things.

1. Fast response.

Writers have told us they don’t like it when literary journals take months to get back to them. So we respond in one day and publish the next.

2. Beautiful design.

Writers we’ve published tell us they love the way their page looks on Typishly. We’ve been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, smart, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, delightful… and sometimes weird.

3. Personalized note.

Many writers tell us they have never received a personalized rejection note from a literary magazine. Even if your short story or poetry is not accepted for publication, Typishly’s editor Jon will mention something he likes about your writing, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. 

Creativity, quality, diversity.

Typishly has published poetry and short stories by a founding editor at Vanity Fair, a former TV producer for 60 Minutes, newspaper journalists, an international diplomat, veterans, novelists, university professors, lawyers, medical professionals, teachers, MFA students, professional actors and musicians, visual artists, retirees, homemakers, high school students, an Olympian, and a guy who works in demolition. They live in America, the UK, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Canada and elsewhere. Read the bios of our Featured Writers.

Each of our contributing writers has a dedicated author page displaying the portfolio of work they have published on Typishly. Here is our most published writer.

Supporting new and emerging writers.

Every week, Typishly sends out a special call for Emerging Writer Thursdays for writers who have been published three or fewer times, with a Thursday submission deadline. Unpublished newbies are encouraged to submit. Your short story or poetry will be considered along with work submitted by other emerging writers. Emerging Writer Thursdays also give new and emerging writers a break on our regular submission fee. It’s the lowest priced item in our shopping cart. 

Good things on the go daily at Typishly.

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Every week, Typishly sends out a call for our Short Story Mondays with a Monday deadline.

Every week, Typishly sends out a call for our Poetry Tuesdays with a Tuesday deadline.

Forever Wednesdays are for writing you submitted to journals who haven’t responded in like, forever.

Our Wednesday Creative Challenges are fun and inspirational.

Every week, Typishly sends out a special call for Emerging Writer Thursdays for writers who have been published three or fewer times, with a Thursday submission deadline. Unpublished newbies are encouraged to submit. (Of course, emerging writers are also welcome to submit in any of our other categories.) In support of new and emerging writers, this is the lowest priced item in our shopping cart.

Every week, Typishly sends out a call for our Relationship Fridays, with a Friday deadline. We’re exploring the endless possibilities that happen whenever two or more people intersect. (Typishly is LGBTQ+ friendly.)

Every week, Typishly sends out a call for our Flash Fiction Saturdays, with a Saturday deadline. Stories can be up to 1,000 words in length.

Every week, Typishly sends out a call for our Unusual Sundays with a Sunday deadline. We’re looking for experimental writing, never-seen-before topics, outside-the-box subject matter, unusual themes. Have you written a short story or poem that is out of the ordinary, unconventional, different, surprising, or just plain weird?

Our open call for Poetry | Short Story has no deadline, so you can take all the time you need to write something that showcases your creativity.

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