The Sun explores the theme of humanity both visually, through photographs, and through the written word. The monthly magazine prints essays, fiction, poetry and interviews on a range of social topics. Although The Sun is a competitive market with over seventy thousand subscribers, it welcomes emerging writers, and reserves a section of every issue to writing by its readers.

Poetry Sought

"We tend to favor personal writing, but we’re also looking for provocative pieces on political and cultural issues."

Quick Facts

  • Pays cash
  • Pays with subscription
  • Accepts reprints
  • Highly competitive market
  • No simultaneous submissions

How to submit to The Sun

To get published in The Sun:

Send your Submission

The Sun accepts submissions through:

  • Postal mail

More About The Sun

"The Sun is an independent, ad-free monthly magazine that for nearly forty years has used words and photographs to invoke the splendor and heartache of being human." Pays $100 to $200 for poetry; less for reprints. Purchase one-time rights; all other rights revert to author.

Established 1974.

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