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Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose

Literary Magazine

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Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose is a multi-genre print and online journal published by Columbia College’s English & Creative Writing Department. Allium is committed to publishing work that represents a wide aesthetic range, from the traditional to the experimental.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4-6 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    40% *
    Editor reported data

PaysNo

Fee$3

Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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 - 3750 words max

Max words: 1500

Max words: 3750

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories, Speculative

Submission fee: $ 3

We’re looking for hybrid forms—stories that explore the spectrum of the human experience, stories that take risks and live in our imaginations long after the last printed word, stories that invite us into private rooms and into worlds of the writer’s own creation. We’re looking for authors with an awareness of diverse points of view. We welcome voices from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and neurodiverse communities that have been underrepresented in literature.

Nonfiction - 3750 words max

Max words: 1500

Max words: 3750

Max pieces: 2

Submission fee: $ 3

We’re looking for nonfiction and creative nonfiction, narratives with a thru-line, as well as segmented essays. We welcome experimental forms in lyric, graphic, photographic and mosaic essays. Cultural criticism should be framed within a personal narrative. We are looking for authors with an awareness of diverse points of view. We welcome voices from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and neurodiverse communities that have been underrepresented in literature.

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

Five pages max. We’re looking for poems that excite, gesture, agitate, trouble, haunt, and question. An Allium poem is one full of images we cannot un-see in language that sticks to our ears. We are looking for authors with an awareness of diverse points of view. We welcome voices from BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and neurodiverse communities that have been underrepresented in literature.

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Prose should be double-spaced, using a 12 pt. Times Roman font

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Allium, A Journal of Poetry & Prose publishes three issues each year: two online issues (Fall and Summer) and one print issue (Spring).

Tracker statistics

28

Total submissions tracked

101 days

Average response time

22.22%

Average acceptance rate

70 days

Fastest response time

117 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 203 days, 237 days, 650 days

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About

Allium are flowering plants that include hundreds of species. Alliums vary dramatically in size, shape, and color, and are cultivated as both vegetable and ornament. They naturally resist taxonomy. Our Allium aspires to create a similar resistance by publishing diverse creative voices, recognized a...

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Founded

2020

Country

US

allium.colum.edu

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    Editor Tony Trigilio avatar

    Tony Trigilio

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Cora Jacobs avatar

    Cora Jacobs

    Managing Editor & Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Ann Hemenway avatar

    Ann Hemenway

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Gina Twardosz avatar

    Gina Twardosz

    Efroymson Editorial Assistant