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Academy of the Heart and Mind

Literary Magazine






The Academy of the Heart and Mind is dedicated to helping emerging writers get published and gain experience honing their craft.

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  • Vibe:We're just chilling here
  • Response time:
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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

  • 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 - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: Literary

Max. 25 pages

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Max. 25 pages


Max pieces: 10


No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    A 3rd Person Biography (around 3-5 sentences) that includes the full name under which the piece would be attributed (such as your pen name). Can be included on the same document file or sent as a separate attachment

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please format your work in a Word or Google Doc.

  • Author's rights

    Contributors retain publishing rights to their piece if accepted for publication. They may submit the piece to other publications with the note that it has been accepted by the Academy of the Heart and Mind.

  • Additional info

    "Please only send appropriate content! Works should be accessible to readers of all ages in terms of content and themes. If it’s not safe for work, we will not publish it or consider your work in the future."

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

14 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

33 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 68 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

12 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls


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    Thomas Page


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