Be a part of the most exciting magazine in Buffalo.

7,000 free copies of No Boundaries magazine issue 8 are due to release October 2021. Our previous seven editions (See 4-7 here) made up a lifestyle magazine with short reports on interesting cultural and community topics. Issue 8 will be making a temporary switch to a literary magazine. Rather than short reports, our authors will be asked to pen short story narratives 2,000-3,000 words in length. The budget for your work is $400.

To apply, send an email to and attach no less than three writing samples. Deadline to apply is Friday May 7, 2021.

Those highly encouraged to apply include:
– Youth Writers <21
– New Americans
– Authors of color
– Members of the LGBTQ community

Applicants must currently live in Erie or Niagara Counties, New York.

If accepted, Rise’s editing team will work directly with you on content development within this edition’s theme.