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Chaotic Merge

Literary Magazine

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Flash Fiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

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Chaotic Merge latest issue

We seek work that is adventurous and test the border of art and structure. Don’t be afraid to mess with everything you have ever learned in your lives. We write to have fun!

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    14-90 days*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    31 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    35% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    1.61%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$3-$5

Find more details in the Genres section

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, Best of the Net

  • 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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories

Payment: $3-5

All submissions MUST be double spaced in 12pt Times New Roman, Garamond, or similar fonts. Works that do not abide by this will be rejected.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories

Payment: $3-5

All submissions MUST be double spaced in 12pt Times New Roman, Garamond, or similar fonts. Works that do not abide by this will be rejected.

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Payment: $3-5

All submissions must be 12pt Times New Roman or Garamond, and submitted on one file not exceeding 10 pages. Please title each individual poem in bold. We do not accept artwork accompanied with a poetry submission.Works that do not abide by this will be rejected.

Art

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $3-5

Please submit all work in 300 dpi and in pdf, png, and jpeg files. All submissions will be considered for cover art and issue.

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $3-5

Please submit all work in 300 dpi and in pdf, png, and jpeg files. All submissions will be considered for cover art and issue.

Play

Max pieces: 2

Payment: $3-5

Video

Max pieces: 2

Payment: $3-5

We accept up to 2 short films (no more than 20 min in length)

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    All work(s) should be submitted through Submittable with either Garamond or Times New Roman 12pt. Font. Please look below to see if the section(s) you are submitting to have specific guidelines. We have the right to refuse the right to read your work if submitted otherwise. CONTENT WARNINGS: Please include content warnings for any sensitive material after the title of your piece or by messaging us directly. If you do not know if it should have a trigger warning or not, put it in there anyway. It can only help. NOTE: All our zines are all online only. Our regular Winter and Summer issues are print & online.

  • Author's rights

    By submitting your work, you affirm that you are the sole author and maintain all rights for your work. By submitting your work, you authorize Chaotic Merge Magazine to publish your work in both its e-journal, online platforms, and print.

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff Active on social media Available both in print and online Pays! $3-$5 Have pop-up submission windows with a fast response

Tracker statistics

80

Total submissions tracked

31 days

Average response time

1.61%

Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

57 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 60 days

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About

Chaotic Merge is a literary magazine that is home to obscure and honest work from the new and rising artists around the world. When choosing the name of this magazine, we wanted to find a name that included the diverse voice we search for and capture the beauty of an artist’s thought process. We tho...

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Founded

2020

Country

US

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    Jasmine Ferrufino

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    Britt Trachtenberg

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    Sarah Lawless

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