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CALYX Journal

Literary Magazine

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CALYX exists to nurture women’s creativity by publishing fine literature and art by women.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    six to eight months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

PaysNo

Fee$5

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

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    Copies of the issue (re pages published in Journal) and a one-year subscription.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 5

flash fiction, short stories, etc.

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Sub Genres: , ,

Submission fee: $ 5

essays

Poetry

Max pieces: 6

Submission fee: $ 5

Review

Max words: 500

Max words: 1000

We welcome reviews of books by women, especially those that would otherwise receive little critical attention. We like to be consistent, and we offer these guidelines so reviewers can approach the task of reviewing with these issues in mind.

Interview

Max words: 2500

Please send query to editor@calyxpress.org before submitting.

Art

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    please include a 50-word bio statement in the “comments” field

  • Eligibility

    Women and other marginalized genders

  • Formatting

    Upload your document as a .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .txt and include your name, email, and address on each page. Submit poetry and prose separately.

  • Author's rights

    Rights revert to the author after publication. CALYX reserves the right to reprint the journal issues in their entirety. Material published in CALYX Journal may be used for non-commercial publicity purposes.

  • Additional info

    Reviews submitted by March 1 will be considered for the Summer issue, and those submitted by September 1 for the Winter issue.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

529 days

Average response time

-

Average acceptance rate

31 days

Fastest response time

1651 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    Review, Art, Interview

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    General

    Oct 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024

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About

While CALYX has long existed to provide a platform for women’s work, it is an intersectional platform that serves to spotlight the voices of underrepresented communities in the literary world. We are dedicated to keeping that space open to cisgender women, transgender women, and nonbinary and gender...

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Founded

1976

Country

US

www.calyxpress.org

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    Editor Beth Russell avatar

    Beth Russell

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Brenna Crotty avatar

    Brenna Crotty

    Senior Editor