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Big Muddy

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

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A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley Big Muddy is an 8×8 perfectbound, color-cover, annual publication that explores multidisciplinary issues and events. We publish fiction, poetry, and essays on a number of topics.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    up to six months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    143 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    21.74%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

    If your work is selected for the print issue, you will receive two copies for free.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction

Max words: 1001

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Historical

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction

Max words: 1001

Max pieces: 1

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Poetry

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 6

Review (Book Reviews, new and old)

Max words: 400

Max words: 800

Max pieces: 1

Book Reviews, new and old.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    We do appreciate work and topics dealing with the 10-state area that borders the Mississippi River, from the United States/Canadian border to Louisiana’s Gulf Coast, but ultimately, we just want work that resonates with us, no matter where it’s from or where it’s set. Payment. If your work is selected for the print issue, you will receive two copies for free.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

143 days

Average response time

21.74%

Average acceptance rate

8 days

Fastest response time

2621 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

0.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

50 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

    We are open for submissions year round

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About

Founded

2021

Country

US

www.semopress.com

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    Editor Dr. James Brubaker avatar

    Dr. James Brubaker

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Dr. Susan Swartwout avatar

    Dr. Susan Swartwout

    Founding Publisher and Editor