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Curiouser Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

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We're a bi-annual literary journal with an emphasis on magic realism and the supernatural.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    six weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

PaysAU$50-AU$140

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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

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes

  • 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: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Horror, Magical Realism, Speculative

Payment: AU$80-140

Short fiction. One short story up to 5,000 words OR up to two pieces of flash fiction (750 words or less) per author. As stated, we’re looking for stories that excite, that break the boundary between real and unreal. Experimentation and surreal ways of looking at the world we live in will be looked upon fondly. Horror, magic realism, speculative fiction and streams of consciousness are welcome – but they must be somewhat grounded in real life

Fiction - 750 words max

Max words: 750

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Horror, Magical Realism, Speculative

Payment: AU$50-75

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include a short cover letter in the body of the email, as well as a short (50-75 words) author bio.

  • Eligibility

    Creators from a specific location / ethnic groupLGBTQ+ creatorsWomen and other marginalized genders
    We’re terribly sorry, but for our third issue we’re accepting submissions from residents of Australia only. You don’t have to have been born here, but you do have to call Australia home.

  • Formatting

    Double-spaced with a serif font such as Garamond, Times New Roman or Georgia is a requirement. No PDFs.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    We’re accepting submissions from residents of Australia only. You don’t have to have been born here, but you do have to call Australia home. We’re looking for stories that excite, that break the boundary between real and unreal. Experimentation and surreal ways of looking at the world we live in will be looked upon fondly. Horror, magic realism, speculative fiction and streams of consciousness are welcome – but they must be somewhat grounded in real life. While we love original takes on legends and fairy tales, we will pass on any story that overtly mentions witches, faeries, vampires, zombies, ghosts, werewolves, and the like! No multiple submissions. We strongly encourage submissions from Indigenous peoples, women, LGBT+ and people of colour. Payment. Flash $50-75 + a copy of the issue. Short Fiction $80-140 + a copy of the issue.

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About

Curiouser Magazine is a bi-annual literary journal founded in September 2020 by Thomas Bailey. It was created out of a love for intriguing short fiction that explores – by fantastical means – what it is to be human. We specialise in prose and poetry that can be defined roughly by the genre of magic...

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Founded

2020

Country

AU

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    Thomas Bailey

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