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County Lines

Literary Magazine

Wtf is genre, send anything

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County Lines is a literary journal published annually featuring prose, poetry, as well as photography and artwork.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 to 2 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Wtf is genre, send anything

Categories: Prose, Poetry, and Interior Artwork.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

  • Eligibility

    Entrants can be of any age or from any location worldwide.

  • Formatting

    .docx, 12pt, double-spaced (prose) Standard Manuscript Formatting ( is a good resource)

  • Author's rights

    By submitting a work for consideration, you implicitly grant first-time-only publication rights to the Carolina Piedmont Writers Guild in the event the work is accepted for inclusion.

  • Additional info

    Entrants can be of any age or from any location worldwide. Work must be original and previously unpublished (including online publication). Work may not contain erotica, violence, hate, political editorial, or excessive profanity.

Managed by editors

Submission calls



    Deadline: Aug 15, 2024

    Acceptance decision time frames are based on the ending deadline.

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County Lines is a literary journal published annually by the Carolina Piedmont Writers Guild showcasing a curated collection of the finest poetry, prose, and artwork by creators of all ages from all over the North Carolina Piedmont, the United States, and beyond.






    Editor Kim Beall avatar

    Kim Beall


    Editor Donna Campbell Smith avatar

    Donna Campbell Smith


    Editor Jackie Dove-Miller avatar

    Jackie Dove-Miller


    Editor Kim Beall avatar

    Kim Beall

    Managing Editor

    Editor Todd Warner avatar

    Todd Warner

    Contributing Editor

    Editor Kathryn Ewers Bundy avatar

    Kathryn Ewers Bundy

    Contributing Editor

    Editor Ash Aphros avatar

    Ash Aphros

    Contributing Editor

    Editor Cassandra Chambers avatar

    Cassandra Chambers

    Contributing Editor

    Editor Christy Colebank avatar

    Christy Colebank

    Contributing Editor (art)

    Editor Carolina Piedmont Writers Guild avatar

    Carolina Piedmont Writers Guild