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Publishing Schedule

Below you will find details of the publishing schedule for firstwriter.magazine. If you have already submitted work for consideration for a particular issue of the magazine, this table will show you whether your work is still under consideration, or whether the final selection has now been made. If your work is accepted you should receive confirmation by email. If you do not receive email confirmation, but the table below shows that the issue you submitted for has been published, then on this occasion you have unfortunately not been successful.

Issue Submission Period Release Submission Status
Issue #32 January 23, 2017 – August 28, 2017 Scheduled for release winter 2017/18 Submissions are closed and under consideration
Issue #31 July 21, 2016 – January 23, 2017 Published summer 2017 Accepted submissions have been published; all those not published have been declined.