• Submit 1 essay, up to 10,000 words, in a single document.
  • Essayists are paid $0.02 per word.
  • Use Times New Roman, 12-point font, single or double spaced.
  • Include your name and email address in the header of the document.
  • See Rascal Submissions for full guidelines.

  • Essays should build us up, break us down. and leave us transformed.
  • We like short; we like long: between 500 and 10,000 words = yes.
  • Language should be crafted for general, public consumption.
  • We acquire first serial electronic and anthology reprint rights.
  • Response time ranges from a few days to a month.

  • Essays should be on topics of ecology, non-dualism, holonic investigation, or poetics.
  • Essays on poetics should be appreciations of poets or investigations of craft.
  • Essays on other subjects may be considered; query rascalthejournal@gmail.com first.
  • We may ask you to revise and resubmit; if you’re not open to this, say.
  • We’ll reject just about everything; take it as invitation to persist.

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