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Going Down Swinging

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Art

Comics

Audio

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Going Down Swinging works across platforms to produce high quality publications and events that support writers and artists telling stories worth sharing.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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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 - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: AU$60-170

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: AU$60-170

creative non-fiction, commentary, and essays.

Poetry

Max pieces: 6

Payment: AU$ 100 per piece

Hybrid

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: AU$ per piece

experimental/hybrid work, digital and interactive literature

Art

Payment: AU$ per piece

We often commission illustrations to accompany our feature pieces, so if you’re handy with these kinds of things get in touch with links and/or attachments of previous work, and any ideas you’ve been saving for a rainy day.

Comics

Payment: AU$180-220

No specific limitations

Audio

Payment: AU$ per piece

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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

    Dip into our archives to get a feel for what we’re looking for. Please only send us your very best – one prose piece or up to three poems every six months. We pay all our contributors. Prose under 500 words $60 Prose over 500 words $170 Poem $100 Comic (less than 5 frames) $180 Comic (longer than 5 frames/demonstrative of extensive effort) $220 Illustration accompanying text (1 image) $100 Illustration accompanying text (multiple images) $200 Please note: Payments may vary slightly at the editor’s discretion and in conversation with the creator. This is dependent on the length, format and other specifics of the piece (and will exclusively be in the form of a boost where appropriate).

Tracker statistics

12

Total submissions tracked

21 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

8 days

Fastest response time

32 days

Slowest response time

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12-month average acceptance rate

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12-month average response time

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About

Founded

1979

Country

AU

goingdownswinging.org.au

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    Editor Georgia Coldebella avatar

    Georgia Coldebella

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Hollen Singleton

    Co-Editor

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    Wai-Mun Mah

    Associate Editor

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    Pip Grylls

    Online Editor

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    Sophie Tegan Gardiner

    Online Editor

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    Joanna Guelas

    Online Editor