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Air/Light Magazine

Literary Magazine

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Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Art

Photography

Audio

Video

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Air/Light is an online literary journal published by the English Department at the University of Southern California. We showcase both traditional and innovative works. We are firmly of the West Coast, but also national, international.

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Highlights

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

Payssee Genres section for details

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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

Fiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: $ 200

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: $ 200

Poetry

Payment: $ 50

10 pages maximum

Hybrid

Payment: $50-200

Cross-genre: Original work that blurs the lines of genre and form, whether text only or incorporating images and other multimedia elements.

Art

Payment: $ 200

No specific limitations

Photography

Payment: $ 200

No specific limitations

Audio

Payment: $ 200

Music: Original recordings, compositions, and mixes.

Video

Payment: $ 200

Short films, video essays, experimental collage, or anything in this territory.

Game

Payment: $ 200

Digital, multimedia, and interactive: Video games, twine narratives, choose-your-own-adventure web stories, interactive experiences, VR/AR/XR art.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Prose: Please submit your work in Word .doc or .docx format, double-spaced with one inch margins, in Times New Roman 12. Please put the title and your name at the top of the first page, and please add a short bio (no more than 50 words) at the end of the piece. Poetry: Please use a new page to begin each poem, and put the title and your name at the top of each page.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    We are particularly interested in work from female-identifying, BIPOC, and LGBTQ creators.

Tracker statistics

59

Total submissions tracked

158 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

157 days

Fastest response time

218 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 251 days

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About

We mean to look out expansively from this place rather than to gaze narrowly back at it, to express a West Coast aesthetic, a West Coast sensibility, and direct that lens onto the world. California and the West Coast—the occupied land of the Tongva in Los Angeles, where we are based, and those of ...

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    Karen Tongson

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