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Literary Magazine

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BRUISER publishes new work in all mediums — prose, poetry, image, audio, video, comix, whatever. Submissions always open. Get weird.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 weeks or less*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    26 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    30% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    31.82%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize

  • 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

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Absurdist, Crime, Experimental, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Horror, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Mystery, Noir, Science Fiction, Speculative

Nonfiction

No specific limitations

Poetry

No specific limitations

Hybrid

No specific limitations

Review

No specific limitations

Interview

No specific limitations

Translation

No specific limitations

Art

No specific limitations

Photography

No specific limitations

Comics

No specific limitations

Audio

No specific limitations

Video

No specific limitations

Game

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letters, no bios.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Plain text or downloadable media file. Google docs are fine but make sure your sharing permissions allow us to access them.

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

    Get weird.

Tracker statistics

88

Total submissions tracked

26 days

Average response time

31.82%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

59 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 77 days, 136 days, 399 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General submissions

    Open

    We are always open for submissions for our website, which posts new work several times a week.

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    BRUISER ZINES submissions

    Open

    Deadline: Sep 16, 2023

    Our first series of physical releases will showcase polished works by individual authors. We’re looking f

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About

Top 25 magazines of 2023 (community choice)

We are interested in genre bending, formal experimentation, critical analysis, and collaboration. We are drawn to the strange, the grotesque, the radical, the degenerate. We want work that moves forward while looking back, takes risks, steps on toes, creates discomfort. Principles: There are no...

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Founded

2022

Country

US

www.bruisermag.com

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    Mark Wadley

    Editor-in-Chief