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Carve Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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A quarterly literary magazine publishing fiction, poetry, nonfiction, interviews, illustrations, and more in print and digital formats, with select stories available to read online.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    1-4 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    858 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    2% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    1.72%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$50-$100

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$3

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

  • 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: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, LGBTQ+ Stories

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 100

Nonfiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 100

Poetry

Max lines: 50

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 50

Word count limit is 2,000.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Include a cover letter.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    We ask for first-publication rights for online and print.

  • Additional info

    $100 for fiction; $50 for nonfiction/poetry

Tracker statistics

218

Total submissions tracked

858 days

Average response time

1.72%

Average acceptance rate

79 days

Fastest response time

2982 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 3366 days, 3366 days, 3366 days, 3366 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

223 days

12-month average response time

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About

Carve, named in honor of Raymond Carver, publishes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction that respects the power of language and craft and elicits genuine emotional truths. We also strive to foster a sense of camaraderie among all writers and readers.

Founded

2000

Country

US

www.carvezine.com

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    Editor  avatar

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Bridget Apfeld avatar

    Bridget Apfeld

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Ana Cottle avatar

    Ana Cottle

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Naomi Tomlin avatar

    Naomi Tomlin

    Nonfiction Editor