BYLINES never post opportunities that require a submission fee. Learn more.

Our no-fee policy

BYLINES refuses to run calls for submissions that charge a submission fee.

We feel it is disrespectful to writers to expect them to pay simply to have their work considered for publication. As a result we list fewer submission opportunities than other online sources, but you can be sure our opportunities are fee-free.

Sometimes we accidentally post a fee-charging opportunity - if you see something, say something - contact us at info@bylines.org. Thank you!

PLEASE NOTE: we do post calls for submissions that charge a submission fee if there is a no-fee option. Most often the no-fee option is writers organization membership, but sometimes it's a deadline situation - no fee is charged until a certain date. As long as it has one no-fee option we will post it.