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Decomp Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

Audio

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A journal dedicated to dismantling and breaking down, the act of composition into its constituting parts.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
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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 - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor

Nonfiction - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Max pieces: 1

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Poetry

Max pieces: 3

Art

We accept art across all mediums as long as they can be uploaded in JPG, mp3 or mp4 files

Photography

We accept art across all mediums as long as they can be uploaded in JPG, mp3 or mp4 files

Audio

We accept art across all mediums as long as they can be uploaded in JPG, mp3 or mp4 files

Video

We accept art across all mediums as long as they can be uploaded in JPG, mp3 or mp4 files

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Submitters have the option of sending in a 3-4 line biography alongside their work. This is your chance to tell us a bit about yourself and your art. It is by no means a requirement. We ask for this because we want to give writers the ability to bring more of their full selves to the work that they publish. We are interested in you just as much as we are interested in your art. Feel free to include a link to your website and your email address, in the case that your work is accepted we will publish these as well unless you ask us not to.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    For accepted work to be published, writers agree to automatically grant decomp First North American Serial Rights which means we will have the right to publish your work first, as well as Archival Rights which allows us to keep your work archived online (for-ev-er). Rights revert back to the author upon publication. If a piece of yours is reprinted online or in print, we ask that you please mention it appeared in decomp first.

  • Additional info

    We especially encourage submissions from marginalized voices, such as Queer, Trans* and Two Spirit writers as well as, Black, Indigenous, Writers of Colour and those from the Global South. decomp is committed to centring your voices, please do not self-reject. If your work is accepted, it is subject to minor editing and copyrighted upon publication, plus you automatically grant us First North American Serial Rights to publish it first and Archival Rights to archive it online. Rights revert back to the author upon publication. If a piece of yours is reprinted, please mention it appeared in decomp first.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

152 days

Average response time

100%

Average acceptance rate

152 days

Fastest response time

152 days

Slowest response time

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About

decomp journal is a literary and multimedia journal grounded in social justice that is committed to curating art from marginalized communities. We are an in-house journal for the Social Justice Institute at the University of British Columbia.

Founded

2004

Country

CA

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