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COUNTERCLOCK Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Review

Interview

Translation

Art

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A literary arts journal hoping to destigmatize and empower the most authentic narratives sent our way through writing.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-10 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    48 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    3% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    2.46%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

FeeNo

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    From the editors

    We accept previously published work on a case-by-case basis—feel free to contact us with questions!

    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

    From the editors

    7

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry

3-7 pages, no more than 10 pages single-spaced

Hybrid

No specific limitations

Review

No specific limitations

Interview

No specific limitations

Translation

No specific limitations

Art

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    Upon acceptance, COUNTERCLOCK receives first North American publishing rights and archival rights. All rights revert back to the author upon publication. We ask that you credit us if the work is reprinted in the future.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

42

Total submissions tracked

48 days

Average response time

2.46%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

117 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 151 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

50 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Closed

About

Founded

2019

Country

US

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    Editor Rachel Lu avatar

    Rachel Lu

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Eliza Browning avatar

    Eliza Browning

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Sophie Allen avatar

    Sophie Allen

    Prose Editor

    Editor Maria Gray avatar

    Maria Gray

    Managing Editor