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Since 1995, we have been a mega-zine dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creative action. Each issue features reviews of hundreds of zines and small press books, plus comics, excerpts from the best of the underground press, interviews, original fiction and commentary on all aspects of the indie arts.

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

PaysCA$60-CA$120

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  • 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 - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: CA$60-120

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Payment: CA$

Review

Payment: CA$

No specific limitations

Art

Payment: CA$

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Tracker statistics

29

Total submissions tracked

66 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

7 days

Fastest response time

157 days

Slowest response time

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12-month average acceptance rate

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About

Welcome to Broken Pencil! Since 1995, we have been a mega-zine dedicated exclusively to exploring independent creative action. Published four times a year, each issue of Broken Pencil features reviews of hundreds of zines and small press books, plus comics, excerpts from the best of the underground ...

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Founded

1995

Country

CA

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    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Zack Kotzer avatar

    Zack Kotzer

    Editor

    Editor Anisa Rawhani avatar

    Anisa Rawhani

    Assistant Editor

    Editor Hal Niedzviecki avatar

    Hal Niedzviecki

    Founder and Publisher

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    Tara Gordon Flint

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    Editor Maria Cichosz avatar

    Maria Cichosz

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