Gradaran Literary Magazine logo

Gradaran Literary Magazine

Literary Magazine




Gradaran Literary Magazine latest issue

A mythology/folk literature related literary magazine that seeks to explore tales around the world.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-3 weeks.*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    37% *
    Editor reported data



  • 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 of the Net, Best Small Fictions

  • 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: 2

Sub Genres: Literary, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Historical, Magical Realism

12pt font, Times New Roman. Black text. Double spaced, with one-inch margins. Please include the page number in the footer, and email, name, and word count in the header. Only submit one piece of work per submission (don't submit multiple files in one go).

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

Can include personal experiences/essays, commentary, or reviews relating to the theme and to mythology/folk literature.


Max lines: 50

Max pieces: 3

Feel free to format the actual poem in whichever artistic way you see fit, but indicate if it's meant to be kept that way.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We accept .doc and .pdf files. 12pt Times New Roman, double-spaced. 1-inch margins on all sides (standard). Please submit one piece of work per submission (don't submit two files in the same submission). Footer: page number. Header: email, name (first and last), word count.

  • Author's rights

    Gradaran Literary Magazine requests First Serial Rights. Rights revert back to you once published. We accept simultaneous submissions, but please inform us and withdraw your submission if published elsewhere. We do not accept previously published work at this time.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

11 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

34 days

Slowest response time

–°hill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

person with a laptop

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres



The birth of a literary magazine is always a little unexpected. Whether that be by a mist-breathing velociraptor accidentally finding a time traveler's computer, or a bored writer tired of rejections, it's never a one-type-fits-all sort of ordeal. Gradaran Literary Magazine came to be due to the per...

Read more






    Editor Lilia Taroyan avatar

    Lilia Taroyan


    Editor Arthur Manser avatar

    Arthur Manser

    General Editor

    Editor Aradhana Narasimhan avatar

    Aradhana Narasimhan

    Feedback Director

    Editor Alaya Rocco avatar

    Alaya Rocco

    Public Relations Director

    Editor Allie Strausl  avatar

    Allie Strausl

    General Director