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Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


We want to find Flash with emotional resonance and characters we care about, who come to life through their actions and responses to the world around them. We’re searching for Flash that investigates the mysteries of being human, the sorrow and the joy of connecting to the diverse population around us.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2 months*
    Editor reported data
    30 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Find more details in the Genres section


  • 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


Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $50-75

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $50-75

Micro Fiction for Fractured Lit is 400 words or less. Flash Fiction is 401-1,000 words.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Cover letters are optional, but it's nice to know who is submitting to us. Please refrain from describing your stories. The work needs to speak for itself. Including the title and word count of each story is helpful for more efficient consideration of your work. Please include a brief third-person biography statement.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    Fractured Lit holds first serial publication rights for three months after publication. Authors agree not to publish, nor authorize or permit the publication of, any part of the material for three months following Fractured Lit’s first publication. For reprints, we ask for acknowledgment of its publication in Fractured Lit first.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Pays: 50$ for micro, 75$ for flash Accept previously published: "We will also consider previously published fiction, as long as the writer retains the rights or second-publication rights can be obtained. We do not pay for reprints." Expedited for BIPOC writers - 3 weeks or less

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

30 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

4 days

Fastest response time

124 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 126 days, 166 days, 173 days, 217 days, 429 days, 449 days, 511 days, 690 days, 815 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

29 days

12-month average response time

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Fractured Lit publishes flash fiction with emotional resonance, with characters who come to life through their actions and responses to the world around them. We’re searching for flash that investigates the mysteries of being human; the sorrow and the joy of connecting to the diverse population.






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    Tommy Dean