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Cool Beans Lit

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Interview

Art

Photography

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Quarterly literary arts magazine that stokes the senses and boosts the serotonin! We publish both new and established authors and artists.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-4 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    18 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    8% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    1.49%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    Each contributor will receive a complimentary print copy in the mail within 30-45 days of publication.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Nonfiction - 3500 words max

Max words: 3500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry

Max lines: 50

Max pieces: 3

Review (Book Review)

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Interview

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 1

Art

Max pieces: 6

Crisp images in png or jpg format (min 300 DPI). May include drawings, paintings, collages, comics, sculptures or mixed media.

Photography

Max pieces: 6

png or jpg format (min 300 DPI)

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a short bio or cover letter (max 100 words) and provide your social media handles or author website link if you would like us to tag you in our posts about your work (i.e., Instagram, Twitter, Facebook).

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    All written submissions should be submitted in one file per genre as either a Word doc or Google doc in a readable font (e.g., Arial or Times New Roman, Size 12). Double-spacing is preferred with the exception of poetry. If submitting more than one poem, each poem should be on a separate page but submitted together in one file.

  • Author's rights

    We take First North American serial rights and world electronic rights. We accept only unpublished work that has not been published in another magazine, book, or anthology (either in print or digital), including if the work has been published anywhere online in social media, websites or blogs (with the exception of art).

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

47

Total submissions tracked

18 days

Average response time

1.49%

Average acceptance rate

9 days

Fastest response time

80 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 300 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

16 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Closed

About

Cool Beans Lit supports the entire writing community but likes to shine a spotlight on new writers and artists who unleash their imagination and cultivate innovative and emotionally-intelligent storytelling as well as those who have felt underrepresented or marginalized. We enjoy writing and art tha...

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Founded

2023

Country

US

www.coolbeanslit.com

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    Editor Lauren Avedis avatar

    Lauren Avedis

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor J.L. Stagner avatar

    J.L. Stagner

    Art Editor and Social Media Manager