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Caustic Frolic

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Translation

Art

Photography

Audio

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A peer-edited journal produced through XE: Experimental Humanities & Social Engagement at NYU.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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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 - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 5

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Translation

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 5

We accept submissions in any language, but an English translation must accompany all non-English texts.

Art

Max pieces: 5

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Audio

Max pieces: 5

music

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include a cover page within the body of your email, including: your name, telephone number, email address, and a short bio (up to 150 words), as well as social media handles you would like to include. Please also indicate if you wouldn’t mind your work, if chosen, to be featured on our social media pages by putting a YES or NO next to your social media handle(s).

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Essays should be formatted to follow the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition; please use endnotes, double-spaced, on a separate page following the body of the text. All fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions must be in .doc or .docx file format. For genre non-conforming submissions, submit in any format and we will work out the details on a case-by-case basis. Please feel free to contact Caustic Frolic with any questions.

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

14

Total submissions tracked

94 days

Average response time

75%

Average acceptance rate

16 days

Fastest response time

28 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 309 days

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About

Founded

2002

Country

US

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    Editor Mina Abida avatar

    Mina Abida

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Hijab Ahmed avatar

    Hijab Ahmed

    Editor-in-chief

    Editor Mads Nguyen avatar

    Mads Nguyen

    Co-Senior Editor – Poetry

    Editor Alyssa Daughdrill  avatar

    Alyssa Daughdrill

    Co-senior Editor- Art

    Editor Zubaida Qaissi avatar

    Zubaida Qaissi

    Co-senior Editor- Art

    Editor Maire Wilson avatar

    Maire Wilson

    Senior Editor – Fiction

    Editor Nicky Kashani avatar

    Nicky Kashani

    Senior Editor- Nonfiction

    Editor Seon Shim avatar

    Seon Shim

    Senior Editor – Social Media