About the Magazine

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See the Elephant Magazine, launched in 2015, is dedicated to short fiction that is progressive, humane, and explores the metaphysical, mythic, visionary or spiritual through complex characters and compelling plots.

See the Elephant Magazine is published annually in ebook formats and, as of issue 3, print. See the Elephant Online offers free short fiction from the magazine, reprints of stories not elsewhere available on the web, reviews of recommended books, and reviews of short fiction available in other quality online magazines.

We are especially interested in publishing works by women, people of color, indigenous, LGBTQ, writers from non-mainstream cultures, and international writers. To learn more about our style, go here.

We believe that pro and semi-pro authors should be paid. We also run annual New Voices contests with awards of cash prizes and publication to support new writers.  

How you can help

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Buy the Magazine here: Issue One, Issue Two, Issue Three

Donate some green. 100% of all donations go toward paying writers for their work, and enable us to offer more fiction to our readers.

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