Never Was welcomes submissions. We are interested in commentary and genre analysis, historical essays and reviews.

It’s best to pitch your idea first to We usually reply within 24 hours to let you know if we’re interested.

If we are, please consult our style guide before writing your story.

We prefer to receive submissions as documents attached to an email. Do not include your text in the body of the email.

If your submission is accepted, we’ll require a short bio. See Nick’s for an example.

Since Never Was is non-commercial, we cannot pay for submissions.