Submissions are open for Everyday Genius.

Everyday Genius is an online literary journal. Previously it ran from 2009 – 2015 and those archives still exist at, but it was eventually replaced by Real Pants. In 2020 it will be back in a slightly more casual format.

Use the contact form below to submit.



  • Please send 1-3 poems, essays, stories, interviews, book reviews, recipes, pictures, and other entertaining or provocative writing
  • Interviews can be longer than 750 words—everything else should be shorter
  • If your work doesn’t require any special formatting, feel free to paste it below. Otherwise, upload it to Dropbox
  • Previously published work is more than welcome, as are simultaneous submissions
  • Review this post to see some examples of what worked well at the original Everyday Genius
  • And here’s a similarly old interview that introduces the whole Publishing Genius thing
  • There’s no fee to submit
  • Rights revert to author after publication

Submission Form

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