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Fiction

Literary Magazine

Fiction

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Founded in 1972 by Donald Barthelme & Mark Mirsky, Fiction is a leading literary magazine publishing the best in fiction.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    up to a year*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    152 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.29%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Humor

Staying under 5,000 words is encouraged, but we will read short story, novelette, and novella fiction manuscripts of any length.

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

    Before submitting, non-subscribers should read several issues of the magazine to determine if your work fits with Fiction. Please only submit one story at a time and no more than two stories per reading period. We do accept a variety of genres including but not limited to: experimental, satire, literary, translations, and contemporary. We do not accept science fiction, romance, erotica, young adult fiction, etc.

Tracker statistics

469

Total submissions tracked

152 days

Average response time

2.29%

Average acceptance rate

46 days

Fastest response time

172 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

214 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

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About

Founded

1972

Country

US

www.fictioninc.com

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    Editor Mark Jay Mirsky avatar

    Mark Jay Mirsky

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Sonja Killebrew avatar

    Sonja Killebrew

    Managing Editor