Welcome to Real Time, the non-fiction page on Pure Slush. For the latest non-fiction online, scroll across the 'Real Time' link left.
Pure Slush published its first complete volume of non-fiction - real: Pure Slush Vol.3 - in October 2012. Click here to preview and purchase.
Real Time publishes non-fiction pieces of 100 to 1200 words in length, usually on Saturdays.
Real Time publishes memoir, essay, creative non-fiction, poetry, and even journalism: we are not limited in our definition of non-fiction!
If you are unsure if we will like your non-fiction idea though, send us a short rundown first - 20 to 50 words - and we will let you know.
Please submit your non-fiction piece, with Non-fiction / Essay Title / Word Length in Submission Title, by clicking here.
Please also include a brief bio within the submission form, if you have not been published by Pure Slush before.
Simultaneous submissions - no, we'd prefer you didn't send them to us.
There are usually no themes for Real Time, and no submission deadlines.