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Brevity Blog

Literary Magazine

Flash Nonfiction


The Brevity Blog is the place to discuss issues related to the writing of creative nonfiction. We publish a high-quality essay that explores craft and/or the writing life every weekday of the year, like an ongoing conversation in essays.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-4 weeks*
    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

Nonfiction (Craft Essays)

Max words: 500

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , ,

We customarily schedule blog posts 30 to 60 days out, so if you are writing in reference to a particular holiday or date, please plan ahead.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Include an author bio, and if applicable the interviewer’s bio, in the same Word document as your blog essay. Include an author headshot as a jpg attached to your email. Please send a vertical-orientation headshot.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Be formatted as seen on the blog (single space, no indentation, one extra space between paragraphs).

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

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While Brevity (our flagship magazine) publishes the finest examples of flash nonfiction we can find, the Brevity Blog is the place to discuss issues related to the writing of creative nonfiction. The Blog, like the magazine, reaches thousands of readers each month, with 50,000+ WordPress subscribers...

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