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Meridian

Literary Magazine

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Poetry

Nonfiction

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An annual literary magazine produced at the University of Virginia in conjunction with the university’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, whose students serve as the magazine’s editors.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    within 6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    105 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    6% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    0%*
    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

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes, 2 copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 6500 words max

Max words: 6500

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $

Nonfiction - 6500 words max

Max words: 6500

Submission fee: $

Art

Submission fee: $

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Not specified.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Not specified.

  • Author's rights

    After we publish poetry or prose in Meridian, all rights revert to our authors. If you wish to reprint, repost, or redistribute work in any form, it is your responsibility to contact the writer and secure permission. You do not need Meridian‘s permission to reprint, though we always appreciate an acknowledgment of first publication, when feasible.

  • Additional info

    Meridian poetry and prose has appeared in Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, the Pushcart Prize anthology, and New Stories from the South. Our stories have also been short-listed for the O. Henry Prize. Copies. The authors we publish receive two complimentary copies of the issue in which their work appears and can purchase more at a reduced rate.

Tracker statistics

78

Total submissions tracked

105 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

40 days

Fastest response time

200 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 2227 days, 2729 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

0.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

70 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

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About

Founded

1998

Country

US

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    Editor Kaitlyn Airy avatar

    Kaitlyn Airy

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Sébastian Butler avatar

    Sébastian Butler

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Tafara Gava avatar

    Tafara Gava

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Coby-Dillon English avatar

    Coby-Dillon English

    Nonfiction Editor