In short, that means NO TITLE PAGES. Use DOUBLE-SPACED lines, one inch margins, and a serif typeface like Courier or Times New Roman with page numbers. Please include your contact information (mailing address and/or PayPal) on the manuscript, so if we decide to buy your manuscript we can pay you. Please do not summarize your story in the cover letter. We consider story lengths from flash up to 25,000 words. We do not consider reprints, simultaneous, or multiple submissions.
When you submit, you will receive a confirmation email with a tracking number and link to let you see your story's progress in the submission queue. Our current median response time is under 10 days, but we take longer on stories that make our second read queue. Please wait 90 days before querying about the status of your story. Please do not email requesting additional feedback if you did not receive it in your original letter. Additional tips for writers are on our Moksha Submission Guidelines page. We appreciate your thoughtfulness, but note there is no need to send a thank you for receiving a pass letter. The best tip is to read the magazine, and write memorable stories with distinctive characters that offer your unique take, especially if you are writing about common tropes and traditions in the field. Thanks!
Updated Submission Guidelines with Tips for Writers