Profane is a new annual of poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. With its focus on audio—every accepted author is recorded reading their work out loud—Profane is a fantastic bridge between spoken word and print.

Poetry Sought

"Poetry that's rooted in the world we actually live in. Poetry that combines and balances lyrical and narrative qualities are preferred."

Quick Facts

  • Pays one copy
  • Simultaneous submissions OK
  • Reading fee charged

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More About Profane

"Despite the audio feature, we only accept work that stands up to scrutiny on the page... Ideally, we'd like the writing we publish to meet readers in their uncomfortable places, to provoke conversations worth having." Acquires first North American rights; all other rights revert to author on publication. Between March and August, Profane does not charge reading fees, and responds within two weeks.

Established 2014.

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