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Banshee: A Literary Journal

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A small independent Irish publisher established in 2014. We publish a print literary journal, Banshee, as well as a select list of books. We love exciting, accessible, contemporary writing in all forms.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    85 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    1.64%*
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Pays€50-€250 per piece

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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

    From the editors

    We can offer contributors a small fee as well as a copy of the journal.

  • 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: 1001

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: 250 per piece

one story or one essay or two flashes or up to four poems. Please only submit in one category per submissions period.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: 75 per piece

one story or one essay or two flashes or up to four poems. Please only submit in one category per submissions period.

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: 250 per piece

one story or one essay or two flashes or up to four poems. Please only submit in one category per submissions period.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Payment: 75 per piece

one story or one essay or two flashes or up to four poems. Please only submit in one category per submissions period.

Poetry

Max lines: 40

Max pieces: 4

Payment: 50 per piece

one story or one essay or two flashes or up to four poems. Please only submit in one category per submissions period.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include a third-person bio (max 50 words) in the body of your email. If you are sending a prose submission, please note the word count of the piece in the body of the email.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions should be in one .doc or .docx attachment. Prose submissions should be double-spaced.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    We believe in paying writers. We can offer contributors a small fee as well as a copy of the journal. Email to subs dot bansheelit at gmail dot com, indicating the category of your submission in the subject line (e.g. Flash/Story/Essay/Poetry).

Tracker statistics

106

Total submissions tracked

85 days

Average response time

1.64%

Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

148 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 453 days

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About

Banshee Press is a small independent Irish publisher that produces a twice-yearly literary journal, Banshee, as well as a select list of books. We love exciting, accessible, contemporary writing in all forms. Banshee Press was founded in 2014 by three writers: Laura Cassidy, Claire Hennessy and Eim...

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Founded

2015

Country

IE

bansheepress.org

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    Editor  avatar

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Laura Cassidy avatar

    Laura Cassidy

    Editor & Publisher

    Editor Eimear Ryan avatar

    Eimear Ryan

    Editor & Designer

    Editor Jessica Traynor avatar

    Jessica Traynor

    Poetry Editor

    Editor John Patrick McHugh avatar

    John Patrick McHugh

    Consulting Editor