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Here are some guidelines:

No previously published work.

Please submit only one piece at a time. Except for poetry. You can submit up to five poems. Everybody else — just one!

At this time, we can’t pay you. Not in money, at least. Contributors to the print edition will be paid in copies (2). Online contributors are paid primarily in karma. All contributors are also promised free beer, if we ever run into you in the flesh.

We accept simultaneous submissions, on the understanding that you’ll tell us if you place the work elsewhere.

It will probably take us two to three months to get back to you. We try to do that faster, but there are few of us and many of you.

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Please submit no more than one essay at a time. Also, note that Barrelhouse is interested only in essays that deal, in one way or another, with pop culture, though pop culture as defined in a fairly broad way.