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After Hours: A Journal of Chicago Writing & Art

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Poetry

Translation

Art

Photography

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After Hours is a semi-annual literary magazine publishing poetry, fiction, art, and photography from Chicago-area writers and artists.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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  • 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

    Payment is one contributor's copy and a year subscription to the magazine.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

1 - 3 pieces of short prose, 6 page maximum per piece; no style limitations, typed, doublespaced, 12 pt minimum font size. Pages should be numbered and each page should have the author’s name, address and email address

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Poetry: 3 – 5 poems, no length or style limitations, typed, no more than one poem on a page, each page should have the poet’s name, address, and email address

Translation

Looking for Spanish translations specifically. Should include both English and Spanish translations.

Art

Art in color is accepted, but must be transferrable to black and white.

Photography

Art in color is accepted, but must be transferrable to black and white.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include a cover letter with short bio, as well as a statement about your connection to the city of Chicago.

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic group
    Writers/artists living in and around Chicago, as well as Chicago expatriates

  • Formatting

    Use Microsoft Word attachments ONLY, otherwise please copy and paste into an email message.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

19

Total submissions tracked

84 days

Average response time

42.86%

Average acceptance rate

10 days

Fastest response time

195 days

Slowest response time

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    All genres

    Always open

About

Founded

2000

Country

US

www.afterhourspress.com

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    Editor Albert DeGenova avatar

    Albert DeGenova

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor P. Hertel avatar

    P. Hertel

    Editor