Thank you for your interest in Big Other. We have published or are soon publishing work by stellar writers and artists, among them Cole Swensen, Norman Lock, Kim Chinquee, J. A. Tyler, Joe Milazzo, Peter Markus, Curtis White, Michael Joyce, Margo Berdeshevksy, Pedram Navab, Lynn Crawford, Sarah Blackman, Shome Dasgupta, John Domini, Gabriel Blackwell, Paula Bomer, Ryan W. Bradley, Jeff Bursey, Matty Byloos, Elaine Castillo, Paul Griffin, j/j hastain, Tim Horvath, A D Jameson, Tim Jones-Yelvington, Aya Karpińska, Paul Kincaid, Brian Kubarycz, Michael Leong, Edward Mullany, Stacy Muszynski, Nick Francis Potter, Davis Schneiderman, Rachel Swirsky, John Dermot Woods, Danielle Adair, Mel Bosworth, Luca Dipierro, Nicolle Elizabeth, Molly Gaudry, Roxane Gay, Christopher Higgs, Kristen Iskandrian, Lily Hoang, Jac Jemc, Sean Lovelace, Shya Scanlon, and Leni Zumas, and more.
We welcome submissions in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, lyric essay, art, video, short drama, and hybrid work from both established and emerging writers and artists. We are especially interested in experimental and innovative art, literary and otherwise.
We also accept reviews, interviews, book excerpts, and craft essays.
Big Other seeks to publish diverse voices, including works by women, people of color, and people who are queer, transgender, disabled, indigenous, international, and/or others underrepresented in literary magazines.
We accept and encourage simultaneous submissions, but please contact us immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.
We respond to all submissions within three months.