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F(r)iction publishes incredible literature & art from new and marginalized voices across all genres.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 1-2 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    148 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0%*
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Pays$10 per page

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$2.5

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes, 2 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 - 7500 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 7500

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Experimental, Fantasy, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative, wtf idk

Submission fee: $ 2.5

Payment: $ 10 per page

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Experimental, Fantasy, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative, wtf idk

Submission fee: $ 2.5

Payment: $ 10 per page

Nonfiction - 6500 words max

Max words: 6500

Submission fee: $ 2.5

Payment: $ 10 per page

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 2.5

Payment: $ 10 per page

three pages or less per poem

Review

Max words: 1000

Book and literary journal reviews: 500 words is preferred, but up to 1,000 words will be considered

Comics

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Your cover letter should be short and sweet. We don’t need a whole lot of information here, but we do need the following: Title and category (short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, comic) of your piece(s) If you are submitting prose, please include the word count in your cover letter. You do not need to include the word count if you are submitting poetry A short bio (100 word maximum)

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    All Submissions Font: Times New Roman Font Size: 12pt Title: Centered Page Numbers: Lower right-hand corner of every page in the footer Please do not include your name on your submission. We seek to read all submissions blindly. Your name and contact information will be provided through your Submittable account, so remove any identifying information from the submitted manuscript itself. Any submissions that include identifying information will not be considered. Prose Line Spacing: Double-spaced Justification: Left Word Count: in the top right corner on the first page, formatted like this: “Word Count: ###” Poetry Line Spacing: Poetry can be laid out as you wish, as we understand that form often relates to the effect of a poem. However, please be sure to adhere to a maximum of 3 pages per individual poem. Graphic Short Stories Credits: Include both author and artist information in your cover letter Format: PDF files are preferred Aesthetic: Both color or black-and-white accepted

  • Author's rights

    F(r)iction retains first publishing rights on works published in print or online. Publishing rights revert to the author upon publication. If your work has been accepted for publication in an anthology after being published in F(r)iction, we simply ask that you credit F(r)iction as the original publisher.

  • Additional info

    Payment: $10 per final printed page and two free contributor’s copies Remove any identifying information from both the submitted manuscript and the file name as well. All genres are welcome, but especially those that celebrate the weird, take risks with form and content, and are driven by a strong, unique voice. Submit as many pieces as you’d like.

Tracker statistics

109

Total submissions tracked

148 days

Average response time

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Average acceptance rate

37 days

Fastest response time

254 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 613 days, 628 days, 1242 days

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About

F(r)iction is a literary anthology carefully curated to evaluate an important cultural topic from vastly different perspectives. From historical origins and nonfiction essays to the wildest reaches of fiction, poetry, comics, and art, each issue inspires us to think differently.

Founded

2007

Country

US

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    Editor Dani Hedlund avatar

    Dani Hedlund

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Helen Maimaris avatar

    Helen Maimaris

    Managing Editor