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Literary Magazine

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Flash Fiction

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ergot. is a literary website interested in furthering the innovative and experimental tradition in horror.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    90 days*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    17 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    6.53%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$25

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

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Experimental, Horror

Payment: $ 25

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Experimental, Horror

Payment: $ 25

Hybrid

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 3

Payment: $ 25

1 piece up to 10k or 3 pieces up to 1k each

Translation

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 3

Payment: $ 25

1 piece up to 10k or 3 pieces up to 1k each

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please send as an attachment (.doc, .docx, .rtf or .pdf) in one email. Please do not paste the story into the body of the email.

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Please send only one piece - or up to three flash pieces(< 1000 words each) We seek fiction and hybrid work [including excerpts and work in translation] that push out the boundary of what literary horror is and what it might become.

Tracker statistics

196

Total submissions tracked

17 days

Average response time

6.53%

Average acceptance rate

10 days

Fastest response time

35 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 79 days, 76 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

6.61%

12-month average acceptance rate

16 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

About

We are far less interested in "Experimental" work (attempting to display the author‘s brilliance through references, tricks or gimmicks) than experimental work (that seeks to push out the boundaries of what fiction can and might do). Work where very close attention has been paid to the prose style. ...

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Founded

2022

Country

US

www.ergot.press

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    Samuel M. Moss

    Editor-in-Chief