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Brilliant Flash Fiction

Literary Magazine

Flash Fiction


Brilliant Flash Fiction is an online quarterly literary journal. Our goal is to present the best and most unusual international fiction for readers.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    9 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Find more details in the Genres section


  • 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

    From the editors

    Best Small Fictions

  • 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: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: $

We accept all fiction genres.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

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  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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  • Author's rights

    Authors whose submissions are accepted will retain all rights to their work after publication.

  • Additional info

    Please do not submit more than two stories quarterly (during a 3-month period). Priority will be given to writers whose work has not been previously published in Brilliant Flash Fiction.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

9 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

2 days

Fastest response time

491 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 8144 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

9 days

12-month average response time

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Brilliant Flash Fiction was established in 2014 by Dawn Lowe and Laurie Scavo. Ed Higgins joined Dawn and Laurie in 2015. All of our staff members volunteer their time. In October 2018, Brilliant Flash Fiction became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a five-member board of directors. Contrib...

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    Dawn Lowe


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    Ed Higgins

    Ed Higgins

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    Kari Redmond

    Assistant Editor

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    Charline Poirier

    Assistant Editor