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Independent literary journal honored by Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Essays, and the Pushcart Prize.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Very fancy very impressive very not fast
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    163 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    1% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    6.06%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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Fee$3

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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

    From the editors

    Two 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

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Submission fee: $ 3

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

3-5 poems.

Translation

Submission fee: $ 3

No specific limitations

Art

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

Black and white prints of artwork only.

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

Black and white only.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please keep the cover letter brief, but include all necessary contact information. If a submission is accepted, we will contact the writer by email.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Double spaced, standard font, no unusual formats for prose pieces.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Provide 2 contributor copies

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

163 days

Average response time

6.06%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

488 days

Slowest response time

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About

The Chicago Quarterly Review is a nonprofit, independent literary journal publishing short stories, poems, translations and essays by both emerging and established writers since 1994. We’re proud to have had work from our pages chosen for Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, the O. Hen...

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Founded

1995

Country

US

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