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Bending Genres

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

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We seek thrilling, fanciful, oddball, unusual, stunning fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction pieces. Think Olympics on a case of Red Bull. Think October in April. Think Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    5 days*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    4 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    8.91%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

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 - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Experimental

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Experimental

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

We like blending genres, mixed and hybrid writing, blurred and creative lines crossed.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Hybrid

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

We like blending genres, mixed and hybrid writing, blurred and creative lines crossed.

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

    Please have the document (.doc or .docx) in Times New Roman 12pt. Please include the word count on the document.

  • Author's rights

    All rights revert to author upon publication.

  • Additional info

    Fast response No simultaneous submissions - but hey, the response is really fast

Tracker statistics

108

Total submissions tracked

4 days

Average response time

8.91%

Average acceptance rate

2 days

Fastest response time

11 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 18 days, 23 days, 24 days, 26 days, 27 days, 28 days, 38 days, 59 days, 164 days, 230 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

8.33%

12-month average acceptance rate

4 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

About

Bending Genres is committed to publishing the best fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction, and microreviews from dedicated writers. We are open for submissions year-round. Our writer’s work has been included in Best Small Fictions, Best Microfictions, Best Poetry, and been nominated for a Pushcar...

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Founded

2018

Country

US

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    Editor Robert Vaughan avatar

    Robert Vaughan

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Meg Tuite avatar

    Meg Tuite

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Samuel Fox avatar

    Samuel Fox

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Jonathan Cardew avatar

    Jonathan Cardew

    Microviews (projects and interviews)

    Editor Clementine Burnley avatar

    Clementine Burnley

    CNF Editor

    Editor Chris Butler avatar

    Chris Butler

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Adam Robinson avatar

    Adam Robinson

    IT Guru