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Flash Fiction



We like stories that are strange, that have wacky, huge ideas, and are diverse in content and authorship.

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    103 days*
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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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Fantasy, Horror, Magical Realism, Mystery, Science Fiction, Speculative

Fiction: 1,000 to 6,000 words. We publish primarily speculative fiction, from horror to hard science fiction to high fantasy to mysteries to magical realism to mainstream, but we have room for other types of fiction as well.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Fantasy, Horror, Magical Realism, Mystery, Science Fiction, Speculative

Flash Fiction: up to 1,000 words.


Max pieces: 5

Poems should be no more than a page. Subject matter is open, and you may submit up to five poems per submission.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    Women and other marginalized gendersLGBTQ+ creatorsCreators w/ disabilitiesAll marginalized creators

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    We are happy to receive stories, poems, and articles which have already been published elsewhere. Daikaijuzine actively seeks submissions from writers of all backgrounds, including people of backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented or excluded from traditional publishing, including, but not limited to, women, people of color, LGBTQ or non-binary gender people, persons with disabilities, members of religious minorities, and people from outside the United States. We do not accept multiple submissions; one at a time, please. PAYMENT We pay $10.00 for each short story, and $5.00 for each poem and flash fiction piece. We cannot accept fanfic or stories that make use of established intellectual properties, so please don't send us your Spock/Geralt slashfic.

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Total submissions tracked

103 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

25 days

Fastest response time

34 days

Slowest response time

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12-month average acceptance rate

103 days

12-month average response time

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    Jul 1, 2024 - Jul 7, 2024

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