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Defunct Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Review

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Defunct Magazine latest issue

Defunct is a celebration of what is over, & what isn’t yet. We’re mourning. We’re functioning. Let’s show the world what we want & need through what we’ve lost.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-8 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

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

max 5 pieces of short work, 1 piece of long work

Nonfiction

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

max 5 pieces of short work, 1 piece of long work

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

max 5 pieces of short work, 1 piece of long work

Hybrid

Max pieces: 5

genre-bendy things max 5 pieces of short work, 1 piece of long work

Review

Max words: 2500

Max pieces: 1

reviews of defunct things

Translation

Max pieces: 5

translations of all genres. max 5 pieces of short work, 1 piece of long work

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters aren’t required, but are welcome. If you send a cover letter, please tell us what we need to know about you in order to meet your work on its own terms—we care a lot more about your identity and where you’re coming from than we care about your credentials or accolades. And we would love to know how you found us!

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    We want more queer submissions! More translations from non-European languages! More genre fiction (by that we mean sci-fi, ecofabulism, fantasy, etc.)! We want more essays! We want more genre-bendy things!

Tracker statistics

27

Total submissions tracked

73 days

Average response time

18.75%

Average acceptance rate

69 days

Fastest response time

121 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 15 days

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About

Punk’s not dead, punk’s not dead. We’re punk. We’re funky. We can be fancy when we want to. Our contributors bring back the dead, salvage the past, reveal their obsessions. We’re interested in questioning functional systems that no longer serve us, and broadcasting voices that have been told they do...

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Founded

2010

Country

US

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    Editor Erin Stalcup avatar

    Erin Stalcup

    Editor-in-Chief