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Barnstorm Journal

Literary Magazine

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A literary journal sponsored by the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of New Hampshire that publishes nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and art that is playful, takes risks, and harnesses energy.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    163 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:
    3% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    17.39%*
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Fee$3

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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

  • 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

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 3

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Art

Submission fee: $ 3

photography, graphic design, drawings, illustration, animation, and high quality pictures of sculpture, mixed media, paintings

Photography

Submission fee: $ 3

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Send files as .doc, .docx, or .rtf.

  • Author's rights

    Barnstorm Journal holds first rights for submissions that we choose to publish. Upon publication, the rights revert to the author, but we reserve the right to reprint, both in print and digital forms, in the future.

  • Additional info

    As the literary journal of a graduate program, we follow an academic calendar. We publish work September—December, and February—May. Submissions will not be read during the summer (June—Aug) or the month of January. If you reach out during the off seasons we will not be able to respond.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

163 days

Average response time

17.39%

Average acceptance rate

13 days

Fastest response time

604 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 4153 days

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About

barn·storm /ˈbärnˌstôrm/ verb North American tour rural districts giving theatrical performances, originally often in barns. make a rapid tour of an area as part of a political campaign. travel around giving exhibitions of flying and performing aeronautical stunts. Barnstorm is an online lit...

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Founded

2007

Country

US

www.barnstormjournal.org

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