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Literary Magazine









/ kä • jē • bē / Cagibi, qu’est ce que c’est? A literary space for stories, poems, essays, translations, interviews, visual art and writing retreats.

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  • Response time:  / 
    229 days*
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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors


  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental

Submission fee: $ 3

The editors welcome short stories, flash fiction or short-shorts, and lengthier stories. There is no word count limit; use your best judgment. We also publish novel excerpts. Novel excerpts should be complete and self-contained; they should not require any written contextualization. Please do not send us your novel and ask that we select an excerpt.

Nonfiction (Nonfiction (+ Craft Essays))

Max words: 1

Max words: 10000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction (+ Craft Essays) There is no word count limit; use your best judgment.

Nonfiction (Postcards / Short Nonfiction Essays)

Max words: 1

Max words: 600

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Postcards / Short Nonfiction Essays


Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Hybrid (graphic / illustrated narrative work)

Submission fee: $ 3

graphic / illustrated narrative work


Submission fee: $ 3

No specific limitations

Comics (graphic / illustrated narrative work)

Submission fee: $ 3

graphic / illustrated narrative work

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    CAGIBI acquires first serial publication rights of accepted work. Copyright is asserted on behalf of the author, and all reprint rights revert to the author upon publication. We ask that if your piece is published in an anthology or collection, you indicate that it was first published in CAGIBI. In the case of a work’s selection for the annual print anthology: The author grants non-exclusive anthology rights to reprint, in electronic and hardcopy forms, the original work first published here.

  • Additional info

    *Contributors whose works are selected for reprinting in the anthology will receive one complimentary copy as compensation. Cagibi editors nominate published works for award and prize opportunities such as Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, and others.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

229 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

83 days

Fastest response time

281 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

401 days

12-month average response time

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Cagibi welcomes submissions year-round for quarterly online issues, as well as our Cagibi Express feature section where feature works are published between issues. Each quarterly issue features original prose and poetry, most of which are selected from unsolicited submissions. Works published in onl...

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