Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in 24 hours. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases or ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.

To get started, scroll down and click one of our Submit buttons. (There is a small submission fee.)


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Typishly has published poetry and short stories by a founding editor at Vanity Fair, a former TV producer for 60 Minutes, newspaper journalists, an international diplomat, veterans, novelists, university professors, lawyers, medical professionals, teachers, MFA students, professional actors and musicians, visual artists, retirees, homemakers, high school students, an Olympian, and a guy who works in demolition. They live in America, the UK, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Canada and elsewhere. Read the bios of our Featured Writers.

Each of our contributing writers has a dedicated author page displaying the portfolio of work they have published on Typishly. Here is our most published writer.

Supporting new and emerging writers.

Every week, Typishly sends out a special call for writers who have been published three or fewer times, with a Monday submission deadline. Unpublished newbies are encouraged to submit. Your short story or poetry will be considered along with work submitted by other emerging writers.

Questions? 

You'll find the answers on our our FAQs page.

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.

This is an open call with no submission deadline

Submit ONE STORY --- OR --- up to 5 POEMS per submission. (Short story must be under 5,000 words. Flash fiction under 1,500 words.)

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Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work.   

- Don’t submit short fiction over 5,000 words long. Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. Just one story, or up to 5 poems per submission. 

- Don't submit poems with words spaced artistically across the page. They do not display properly on narrow smartphone screens. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.  

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.  

Emerging Writer Mondays are for writers who have been published three or fewer times. Unpublished newbies are encouraged to submit. Submit ONE STORY --- or --- up to 5 POEMS per submission. Short story must be under 5,000 words. Flash fiction under 1,500 words.

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Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work. 

- Don’t submit short fiction over 5,000 words long. Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. 

- Don't submit poems with words spaced artistically across the page. They do not display properly on narrow smartphone screens. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.  

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication.  

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.

Submit ONE STORY --- OR --- up to 5 POEMS per submission. (Short story must be under 5,000 words. Flash fiction under 1,500 words.)

-----------------------------

Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work.   

- Don’t submit short fiction over 5,000 words long. Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. Just one story, or up to 5 poems per submission. 

- Don't submit poems with words spaced artistically across the page. They do not display properly on narrow smartphone screens. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.  

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day. 

Submit up to 5 poems per submission. 

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Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work. 

- Don't submit poems with words spaced artistically across the page. They do not display properly on narrow smartphone screens. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.   

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.

Submit ONE STORY per submission. (Story must be under 5,000 words.)

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Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work. 

- Don’t submit short fiction over 5,000 words long. Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.

We're looking for writing about relationships, with friends, lovers, enemies, rivals, strangers, co-workers, siblings, children, parents, grandparents... (Typishly is LGBTQ+ friendly.) Submit ONE STORY --- or --- up to 5 POEMS per submission. Story must be under 5,000 words. Flash fiction under 1,500 words.

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Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work. 

- Don’t submit short fiction over 5,000 words long. Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. 

- Don't submit poems with words spaced artistically across the page. They do not display properly on narrow smartphone screens. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.   

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day.

Submit ONE STORY per submission. Flash fiction must be under 1,500 words.

------------------------------

Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work. 

- Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.  

Typishly is a popular online literary magazine publishing short fiction and poetry submitted by established and emerging writers. Our website receives several hundred thousand page views a year. We aim to inspire writers by responding overnight with a few words of encouragement, no matter how much effort that takes, no matter how many hours it consumes, seven days a week. 

Personalized response in just one day. 

Typishly's editor Jon has encouraged writers for years as a Creative Director. He has received international awards for his creativity. 

Typishly is a positive and welcoming space for writers, where creativity is respected, cherished and nourished. We strive to encourage and inspire, even when responding to short stories and poetry not accepted for publication. 

Jon responds to all submissions in one day with a friendly personalized note briefly pointing out phrases and ideas he likes, because it’s good to know someone has read and thought about your work. (For much more, see our FAQs.)

Typishly has been called beautiful, stylish, visual, cool, gorgeous, text-y, inspiring, wonderful, eclectic, vivid, visceral, stunning, challenging, smart, delightful… and sometimes weird. We have good things on the go every day. 

Have you written a story or poetry that is out of the ordinary, unconventional, different, surprising, or just plain weird? We're looking for never-seen-before topics, outside-the-box subject matter, unusual themes. Submit ONE STORY --- or --- up to 5 POEMS per submission. Story must be under 5,000 words. Flash fiction under 1,500 words.

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Notes on submitting: 

- You're welcome to make more than one submission if you want us to read more of your work. 

- Don’t submit short fiction over 5,000 words long. Flash fiction limit is 1,500 words. 

- Don't submit poems with words spaced artistically across the page. They do not display properly on narrow smartphone screens. 

- Use a font that's easy to read. Don't use a thin, light font.   

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