Operating in Brooklyn since 1966, Hanging Loose is dedicated to showcasing emerging writers, and reserves a section of the magazine for the writing of high school students. The biannual, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, welcomes submissions of poetry and short fiction.

Poetry Sought

"While we hope we will always be open to new ideas, it seems unlikely that we will develop an interest in formula romance or sing-song verse."

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Pays 2 copies
  • Welcomes beginning writers
  • No simultaneous submissions

How to submit to Hanging Loose

To get published in Hanging Loose:

Send your Submission

Hanging Loose accepts submissions through:

  • Postal mail

More About Hanging Loose

"Hanging Loose magazine welcomes high school submissions...We feel a special responsibility to those young writers who look to us not only for possible publication but sometimes also for editorial advice, which we are always happy to give when asked."

Established 1966.

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