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Apogee Journal

Literary Magazine




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A journal of literature and art that engages with identity politics, including but not limited to: race, gender, sexuality, class, ability, and intersectional identities. We feature fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art.


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    77 days*
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Pays$60 per piece

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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, LGBTQ+ Stories

Payment: $ 60 per piece

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 60 per piece


Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 60 per piece

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters are optional. Please include a current bio.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    For prose submissions, please send a maximum of 5,000 words, in either .doc or .docx format. Please send a maximum of five poems in the same document, either .doc, .docx, or .pdf format.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Our purpose is threefold: (1) to publish fresh work that interrogates the aesthetic and political status quo, (2) to provide a platform for underrepresented voices, prioritizing artists and writers of color (3) to model more radical conversations and practices regarding equity and publishing. Pays! $60/piece

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

77 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

25 days

Fastest response time

250 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 304 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

62 days

12-month average response time

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Apogee is a journal of literature and art that encourages the thoughtful exploration of identity and its intersections, including but not limited to: race, gender, sexuality, class, and ability. We pay tribute to the Black feminist Combahee River Collective in our recognition that “the major systems...

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    Editor Alexandra Watson avatar

    Alexandra Watson


    Editor Mina Seçkin avatar

    Mina Seçkin

    Managing Editor

    Editor Joey De Jesus avatar

    Joey De Jesus

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Muriel Leung avatar

    Muriel Leung

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Zefyr Lisowski avatar

    Zefyr Lisowski

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Crystal Yeung avatar

    Crystal Yeung

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Joselia Rebekah Hughes avatar

    Joselia Rebekah Hughes

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Miriam Kumaradoss avatar

    Miriam Kumaradoss

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Anya Lewis-Meeks avatar

    Anya Lewis-Meeks

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Legacy Russell avatar

    Legacy Russell

    Visual Arts Editor