The Cost of Paper

The Cost of Paper is an annual publication dedicated to short fiction. It is a unique anthology of international narrative prose sold only for the cost of paper in your hand—or, completely free at 1888.center. Featuring cover artwork by Konstantin Datz. Purchase the print edition of The Cost of Paper: Volume One, Volume Two, Volume Three, and Volume Four on Amazon.

 

  1. Write a short story under 2,000 words and submit via Submittable.
  2. Submissions accepted from September 1 through October 31.

 

1888 publishes contemporary novellas through The Plaza Literary Prize, an annual anthology of international short stories titled The Cost of Paper, and community essays supporting our Why We Write project. Click here to view our collection.