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Alta is a writer’s magazine, providing an exciting new home for compelling voices. Our commitment to celebrating the literature of California and the West extends to publishing original short stories distinguished by lively writing that conveys a strong sense of place and narratives that move us. We prefer stories that are 2,500 words or less. Please submit your fiction via email as a PDF attachment. We read all submissions within 90 days and will contact you if we’re interested in publishing your work. Due to the high volume of correspondence we receive, we regret that we’re unable to reply to each submission. If you do not receive a reply from us within 90 days, please assume that we will not be able to publish your story. Submissions sent by mail will not be returned. 

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POETRY SUBMISSIONS

Alta’s commitment to celebrating the literature of California and the West includes publishing original poetry that conveys a strong sense of place and emotion. We prefer poems that are 30 lines or less. Please submit no more than four poems via email as a PDF attachment. We read all poetry submissions within 90 days and will contact you if we’re interested in publishing your work. Due to the high volume of correspondence we receive, we regret that we’re unable to reply to each submission. If you do not receive a reply from us within 90 days, please assume that we will not be able to publish your poems. Submissions sent by mail will not be returned. 

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