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The Cloudscent Journal

Literary Magazine





The Cloudscent Journal latest issue

A youth-run literary magazine, driven with nothing more than a desire for artists to have a place where they feel completely safe being themselves, no matter who they are and where they come from.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
    120 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    17% *
    Editor reported data
    Chill Subs tracker stats



  • 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 - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 2


Max pieces: 3


Max pieces: 5

all mediums of artwork

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    If you are submitting poetry or prose, please have a cover letter and a third-person biography prepared, and if you are submitting art, please have an artist's statement briefly describing your work along with a third-person biography prepared.

  • Eligibility

    Young creators
    young artists ages 12-25

  • Formatting

    Your submission must be attached as a PDF or Word document. We ask that you label each file the title of your work. Please do not include any identifying information anywhere in your work.

  • Author's rights

    If accepted, we ask for first serial rights and archival rights upon publication. If your work has been previously published, we ask for second serial rights and archival rights. All rights will revert back to the author immediately following publication.

  • Additional info

    ​We only accept work from writers ages 12-25 The Cloudscent Journal currently accepts all forms of art.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

120 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

2 days

Fastest response time

114 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 208 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

152 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls



    Deadline: Aug 30, 2024


We strive to publish work that says more about you than anything else. No limitations, no boundaries. We want to see work that floats the empyreans, morphs the skies, evokes the surreal, the avant-garde. We believe every voice deserves to be shared in a safe space, and we strongly encourage artists ...

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    Vivian Huang