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The best way to support Electric Literature is by becoming a member, so we can rely on your regular support to publish the writers you love.

You can join us by signing up below. Thank you for supporting Electric Lit!

Or purchase a one year membership as a gift!

For a monthly gift of $5 or more, members of Electric Lit get the following benefits :

  • Never wait to submit your work to Electric Lit again! Access to a private member submission portal so you can submit your fiction and essays year-round, with a guaranteed response time of 3 months or less. (Regular submissions have a 8-month response time and limited, week-long submission windows.)
  • Candid conversations. Access to community discussions where you can ask advice from EL editors and fellow members, weigh in on the latest literary controversies, and trade book recommendations.
  • Discounted merch: 25% off everything in our store for as long as you are a member, and early access to new merchandise.

Or make a one time donation here

Have a question about your membership or want to know more before joining? Email Preety Sidhu at