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Abandon Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash CNF

Poetry

Hybrid

Review

Interview

Art

Photography

Humor

Comics

Audio

Video

Game

Wtf is genre, send anything

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We publish anything that has been written "with abandon" (whatever that means to you). No submission fees, ever (though we do accept tips!), and we are a paying market.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    2-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    85 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    2% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    0.91%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Paysfrom $15 per piece

Find more details in the Genres section

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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 7500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Experimental, Humor, Speculative

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , , ,

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 15 per piece

any length or form

Hybrid (Abandon Form)

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Abandon Form: this is hybrid, experimental, and/or idiosyncratic work that doesn’t fit into conventional genres, categories, or forms, and can be of any length.

Review

Payment: $ 15 per piece

pitch us first before submitting

Interview

Payment: $ 15 per piece

pitch us first before submitting

Art

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 15 per piece

We want visual art

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Humor

Payment: $ 15 per piece

Sure, anything funny is interesting to us.

Comics

Payment: $ 15 per piece

No specific limitations

Audio

Payment: $ 15 per piece

No specific limitations

Video

Payment: $ 15 per piece

No specific limitations

Game

Payment: $ 15 per piece

No specific limitations

Wtf is genre, send anything

Payment: $ 15 per piece

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    Upon publication, Abandon Journal acquires first world serial rights, including first audio production rights, after which we retain the right to include it in a print anthology, as well as the right to maintain it indefinitely on our website. All other rights return to the author upon publication.

  • Additional info

    Pays! $15/piece And no submission fees for general subs, ever.

Tracker statistics

155

Total submissions tracked

85 days

Average response time

0.91%

Average acceptance rate

16 days

Fastest response time

230 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 641 days

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

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About

Founded

2021

Country

US

www.abandonjournal.com

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    Kimberly Sheridan

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    Lela Hannah Ross

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