Why Support Us?

We pay Artists

$120 per accepted piece

We Pay Staff

We value and compensate labor

We Respect your Time

30-day response or your fee refunded

Issues are Free

Every issue free to read online

Payments to artists since 2019: $49,451.94

Payments to staff since 2019: $71,574.32*

*Staff below EIC-level. Our EIC receives no salary or payments.

Chestnut Review is a writer-centered magazine that respects its artists, staff, and readers through its policies and compensation structure. 

There are two main ways to support us:

  1. Tax-deductible donation: if you donate through Fractured Atlas, our fiscal sponsor.*
  2. Through Patreon, for which all paid levels earn significant benefits and discounts. You can also join for free!

*Chestnut Review is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Chestnut Review must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.