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Defunkt Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

Audio

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We are a magazine that showcases compelling, accessible, and culturally relevant work–anything the mainstream is ignoring, we'll want it. We seek to offer an authentic reflection of the contemporary, and most importantly, to uplift marginalized voices in a fascinating and brutally honest way.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    49 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.48%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysYes

Find more details in the Genres section

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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors

    5

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, wtf idk

Payment: $

Fiction - 700 words max

Max words: 700

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, wtf idk

Payment: $

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $

Nonfiction - 700 words max

Max words: 700

Max pieces: 2

Payment: $

Poetry

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 4

Payment: $

10 pages max

Art

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $

Audio

Payment: $

music

Video

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a third-person biography or artist’s statement that is a maximum of 100 words.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submit a docx. format

  • Author's rights

    Please note that Defunkt Magazine requires First Serial Rights on all submissions/all mediums and that all published works may be considered for our annually printed anthology, Pushcart nominations, and Best of the Net.

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff Offer expedited response: $5 - response within 2 weeks Pays! We pay contributors based off our Patreon subscriptions so this number varies per volume. The current pay range is $8.50-$13 Helpful: reposting other opportunities on their Twitter:) Available in print and online

Tracker statistics

106

Total submissions tracked

49 days

Average response time

2.48%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

114 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 289 days, 334 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

41 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

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About

Defunkt Magazine is Houston-based nonprofit literary journal and press dedicated to publishing authentic, influential works from emerging and established writers, artists, and creatives.

Founded

2019

Country

www.defunktmag.com

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    Editor Diamond Braxton avatar

    Diamond Braxton

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Keagan Wheat

    Managing Editor

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    Kimberly Wolf

    Associate Poetry Editor

    Editor Megan McKinley avatar

    Megan McKinley

    CNF Editor

    Editor Charlene Caruthers avatar

    Charlene Caruthers

    CNF Associate Editor

    Editor Kaunain Khan avatar

    Kaunain Khan

    Associate Prose Editor

    Editor Lucas Del Pico avatar

    Lucas Del Pico

    Music Editor

    Editor William Whitmire avatar

    William Whitmire

    Grant Writer / Bus Dev

    Editor Elizabeth Del Soto  avatar

    Elizabeth Del Soto

    Social Media Manager

    Editor Sienna Liu avatar

    Sienna Liu

    CNF Reader

    Editor Vanessa Wolosz avatar

    Vanessa Wolosz

    CNF Reader

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    Kalena Holeman

    Fiction Reader

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    Lihem Amlack

    Fiction Reader

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    Raul Martinez

    Fiction Reader