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Failbetter

Literary Magazine

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Poetry

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Failbetter is a journal of literature and art from Richmond, VA and New York, NY. Founded in 2000

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    8-12 weeks*
    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 - 40000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 40000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Short stories, self-contained novel excerpts, and novellas. Wait to hear from us before sending another.

Poetry

Min pieces: 4

Max pieces: 6

At least four poems, and no more than six. Wait to hear from us before sending more.

Art

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How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

45 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

27 days

Fastest response time

77 days

Slowest response time

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About

Founded

2000

Country

US

www.failbetter.com

Masthead

    Editor Thom Didato avatar

    Thom Didato

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Joe Woods avatar

    Joe Woods

    Managing Editor

    Editor Amira Pierce avatar

    Amira Pierce

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Thomas Batten avatar

    Thomas Batten

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Audrey Walls avatar

    Audrey Walls

    Poetry Editor