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Acedia Journal

Literary Magazine


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Acedia Journal is a poetry review established in 2023, publishing work both online and in-print. We respond to submissions within two months. If you have not received a reply after that time has elapsed, inquire at


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

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  • Response time:
    Two months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    5% *
    Editor reported data



  • 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

    From the editors


  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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


Max lines: 200

Max pieces: 5

We prefer poems that fit on one page, but will consider all lengths.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters are appreciated, but not required. We require a short bio of fewer than fifty words.

  • Eligibility

    We encourage youth and marginalized creators to submit.

  • Formatting

    See for all guidelines. To format, please: - Begin each new poem on a different page - Write in 12pt Times New Roman - Bold titles - Separate the body and the title with one blank line

  • Author's rights

    Acedia Journal reserves First North American Serial Rights with an exclusivity period that lasts until we have published the complete issue. Upon such publication, all rights revert to the poet who is free to reprint their work elsewhere so long as we are properly cited. By submitting to us, you affirm that you maintain all rights to your work.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

58 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

8 days

Fastest response time

147 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    Spring + Summer


    Deadline: Jun 30, 2024

    Fall + Winter

    Oct 1, 2024 - Jan 1, 2025


Acedia Journal is, foremost, a writers’ organization. Founded in 2023, we seek to remedy modern literary acedia by providing a well kept journal that advertises and archives the poetry of its contributors not for pecuniary reasons but for the survival of the genre. We will never mistreat or underval...

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    Editor Lachlan Chu avatar

    Lachlan Chu


    Editor Miles Kofman avatar

    Miles Kofman

    Executive Editor

    Editor Hailey Feldman avatar

    Hailey Feldman

    Managing Editor