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Black Moon Magazine

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction






Black Moon Magazine dedicates itself to the discovered intersections of mixed-medium, art, and diversity. Our editors regard the culpability and duty of narrative, whether narrative casts light on world terrors or spotlights the beauty of being.

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  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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 - 8000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 8000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Experimental

We will accept up to 3 short stories between 1,000 and 8,000 words.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Experimental

We will accept up to 5 flash fiction pieces (1,000 words or less).


Max pieces: 5

up to 5 poems up to five pages each


Max words: 250

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

We only accept reviews of works of fiction (novels/short story collections) or poetry (chapbooks or full collections).


We are only interested in reviews of professionals in the writing community. This include but is not limited to: authors, editors, publishers, professors, agents, and conference coordinators. We will accept both written and video interviews.


Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    In the body of your email, you should include a brief cover letter and a short bio (500 words or less) written in third-person. This bio will be published along with your work in the event that it is selected for publication.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We will only accept files that are .pdf, .doc, or .docx All stories should be double-spaced in Times New Roman 12-pt. font. Page numbers should be in the top right hand corner of each page. EXCEPTION: If your story is experimental with form, please feel free to disregard this. All poems should be in Times New Roman 12-pt. font, single-spaced, and left aligned (with exceptions for poems purposely formatted in a different manner).

  • Author's rights

    Black Moon Magazine reserves the rights to publish all selected words in print, electronically, as well as representational segments of all written work on our website or social media accounts. Black Moon Magazine reserves the rights to republish material in future anthologies, collections, or solicitations. Black Moon Magazine retains First North American Publishing Rights, with all other publishing rights returning to the creators with the stipulations that subsequent publications will note that Black Moon Magazine has been the first publisher of the material.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

105 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

30 days

Fastest response time

281 days

Slowest response time

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    Editor Sam Campbell avatar

    Sam Campbell

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Matthew Gilbert avatar

    Matthew Gilbert

    Poetry Editor