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An online Arts & Culture magazine/ media group. Within these pages there is an eclectic mix of fiction, criticism, essays, satire, poetry, podcasts, and more that explore the current state of the world around us, and the depths of our human nature.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    12 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    36.54%*
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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

  • 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

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

"Fiction or nonfiction submissions over 5,000 words that we’re interested in publishing may be published in serial form."

Fiction

"Fiction or nonfiction submissions over 5,000 words that we’re interested in publishing may be published in serial form."

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    If inclined, please include a brief bio written in the third person.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Author's rights

    We reserve first printing rights, including publication in Across the Margin in both printed, web and ebook formats, and the right to excerpt portions of an accepted work online in order to promote you, your work, and the magazine. The copyright for work published by Across the Margin is always held by its authors. If we publish your work on the website, we reserve first North American electronic publication rights and the right to keep it here in our archives indefinitely. All other rights remain property of the author. If you want to reprint any work that originally appeared in Across the Margin, we ask that you credit the author and the publication.

  • Additional info

    They seem pretty lax on specific guidelines: "Across the Margin strives to publish only the best in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, and we enthusiastically tout an open door policy. In fact, we don’t even have a door, something we are damn proud of! All are welcome, just come correct."

Tracker statistics

112

Total submissions tracked

12 days

Average response time

36.54%

Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

52 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 84 days, 149 days, 202 days, 275 days, 454 days

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    Nonfiction

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    Poetry and Fiction Submissions Are Closed Until 3.1.24 (due to an overabundance of current submissions w

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About

Simply put, Across the Margin is an online Arts & Culture magazine / publishing company / media group. Within these “pages” can be found an eclectic mix of fiction, criticism, essays, satire, poetry, podcasts, and more that explore the current state of the world around us, and the depths of our huma...

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Founded

2012

Country

US

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    Michael Shields

    Editor-in-Chief