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Dappled Things is a Catholic literary magazine, and this raises the question of what Catholic literature is in the first place. A quarterly journal of ideas, art, and faith, publishing fiction, poetry, interviews, essays, visual art, and more.

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  • 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

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

Fiction

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Nonfiction

Max pieces: 2

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Essays. We are open to a wide range of topics and approaches; take a look through past editions of the journal to see what sort of nonfiction we publish. Please send only one non-fiction piece at a time and wait for a response before making a new submission. You may submit up to two non-fiction articles at a time for consideration on the "Deep Down Things" weblog. Essays, memoirs, interviews, and book reviews are all welcome. The Catholic literary philosophy of the magazine should be respected.

Poetry

Max pieces: 7

Review

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $20-50

Book Reviews. Send only reviews of books no older than two years. We are open to a wide range of topics and approaches; take a look through past editions of the journal to see what sort of nonfiction we publish.

Interview

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 100 per piece

We are open to a wide range of topics and approaches; take a look through past editions of the journal to see what sort of nonfiction we publish.

Art

Max pieces: 10

Please look through previous editions of the journal to get an idea of the type of work we have published in the past.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a byline in your cover letter that we can use in our contributor notes if your piece is selected for publication. Guest Blog Post: Please include a biographical note.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Nonfiction: All text submissions should use 12-point Times New Roman font. Writers should only use one space after periods and other forms of punctuation. Instead of including a list of works cited, include any citations in journalistic style, as a part of the piece itself.

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  • Additional info

    Dappled Things is a Catholic literary magazine, and this raises the question of what Catholic literature is in the first place. Rather than give you a pat answer, we invite you as a contributor to help us explore that question. Payment. Essays published in Dappled Things receive a payment of $100. In addition, all pieces submitted to our nonfiction section will automatically be considered for our yearly Jacques Maritain Prize for Nonfiction. All interviews published in Dappled Things receive a payment of $100. Dappled Things pays $50 for reviews over 900 words and $20 for shorter reviews. Short stories, flash-fiction, and drama. Dappled Things pays $100 per published piece in this category. We are not interested in work that uses an overly academic tone. Avoid jargon and send us work that will be of interest to the well-informed non-specialist. Instead of including a list of works cited, include any citations in journalistic style, as a part of the piece itself.

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Average response time

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Average acceptance rate

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    Nonfiction, Review, Interview, Art

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    Fiction, Poetry

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    Deadline: May 31, 2024

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The world is thirsting for beauty. Not prettiness. Not hollow flashiness. Not pretentious, self-congratulating nonsense. Beauty. The kind that slaps you across the face when you meet it and makes you pay attention. That draws you out of yourself to contemplate truth. That stings you with longing f...

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Founded

2005

Country

US

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    Katy Carl

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Bernardo Aparicio García

    Founder & Publisher