ON SALE DECEMBER 1ST: Manuscript Consultations


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ON SALE DECEMBER 1ST The editorial staff of Electric Literature is pleased to announce that we will be offering in-house manuscript consultations for winter ’23/’24! In this cycle, up to 30 writers may enroll to receive a comprehensive manuscript review, with detailed notes, and a video call with an EL editor. We are excited to extend the opportunity to a small group of writers of all experience levels. Before enrolling, please review the full description of the manuscript consultation, as well as our roster of editors, at this link: https://electricliterature.com/support/consultations  

-We have 30 available slots, with 5 slots reserved for EL members at a 5% discount. The remaining 25 slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more about becoming an EL member here.

-Enrollment begins at 7AM PST on December 1, 2023 and closes at midnight PST on December 31, 2023, or when the 30 slots have been filled. 

-After you purchase the manuscript consultation here, we will send you a private Submittable link to submit your manuscript.

-Once you have purchased a manuscript consultation, your slot is secured, and you have until January 31st, 2024 to submit your manuscript.

-When you submit, please use the following format for naming your file: FICTION/NONFICTION_Title of Piece_Last Name.

-To purchase a manuscript consultation as a gift, simply forward the confirmation email that contains the submission link to the gift recipient.

-In lieu of a cover letter and author bio, please include a paragraph or two about yourself to help us to get to know you, and your progress with the submitted work. Where are you in the revision process? Is there anything specific you would like help with? Please also note whether your submission is an essay or a short story.

This opportunity will also serve as an important fundraiser for Electric Lit, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Proceeds will be used to pay staff salaries, writer fees, and help us continue to edit, nurture, and publish over 500 writers annually.

Please send any questions to editors@electricliterature.com.