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After Dinner Conversation

Literary Magazine

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A monthly magazine that publishes short fiction stories that ask interesting ethical or philosophical questions.

Highlights

This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    27 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    5% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    9.68%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Paysfrom $75 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

    From the editors

    You need to prove you have permission to print again. Typically done via proof of agreement with last publisher grants republish rights.

    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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors

    9

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 7000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Children's story, LGBTQ+ Stories, Speculative, Young Adult

Payment: $ 75 per piece

Video explaining our unique niche. https://youtu.be/f02mUCJua1w

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    We really, really, don't care about your bio.

  • Eligibility


    Open to all.

  • Formatting

    No artwork within the submission, we do not publish it.

  • Author's rights

    We include a sample of our agreement on our website. https://www.afterdinnerconversation.com/s/Sample-Writer-Contract-4_28_2023-Version.pdf

  • Additional info

    Accept previously published Offer expedited response: 3-5 days using FAST PASS ($9 Fee) Pays! $75 per story. Must ask ethical or philosophical question https://youtu.be/f02mUCJua1w We don’t care if it’s sci-fi, fantasy, romance, contemporary women’s fiction, historical fiction, western, or whatever, but the short story should have a deeper point for a longer discussion.

Tracker statistics

49

Total submissions tracked

27 days

Average response time

9.68%

Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

81 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1354 days

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About

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Delight in intriguing, thought-provoking conversations about ethics, philosophy, and social issues! After Dinner Conversation is a monthly literary magazine publishing short fiction. Each issue features both established writers and up-and-coming authors who contribute fascinating philosophical insig...

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Founded

2019

Country

US

www.afterdinnerconversation.com

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    Editor Kolby Granville avatar

    Kolby Granville

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor R.K.H. Ndong avatar

    R.K.H. Ndong

    Story Editor, Podcast Voice Talent

    Editor Stephen Repsys avatar

    Stephen Repsys

    Acquisitions Editor

    Editor Shawn Winchester avatar

    Shawn Winchester

    Cover Designer