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Grist: A Journal of The Literary Arts

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Art

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The editors at Grist seek work of high literary quality from both emerging and established writers. We welcome all styles and aesthetic approaches. Grist is committed to diversity, inclusivity, cultural interchange, and respect for all individuals.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    2-4 months*
    Editor reported data
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    157 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.33%*
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Payssee Genres section for details

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Fee$4

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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

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    yes, 1 copy

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 7000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.01 per word

Your best work, regardless of style, form, or subject matter.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.01 per word

Flash also welcome. 1c/word

Nonfiction - 7000 words max

Max words: 7000

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.01 per word

Nonfiction essays, including memoir, lyric essays, short shorts, and experimental forms.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.01 per word

Flash also welcome. 1c/word

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 10 per piece

Your best work, regardless of style, form, or subject matter. Please submit 3-5 poems.

Review

Max words: 600

Max words: 800

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.01 per word

We look for approximately 700 words, are happy to request books for you, and will work with you on establishing a timeline that works for you (although we usually ask reviews be completed in 4-8 weeks). If you have an interest in reviewing for Grist, book suggestions, or any questions, please contact our Reviews Editor, Alex Sausa.

Art

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 10 per piece

$10/piece

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 10 per piece

$10/piece

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Times New Roman, size 12 font.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Pays! $10 per poem or 1 cent per word for prose (up to $50), as well as a contributor copy. We publish craft essays and interviews as well as fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—and we want to see your best work, regardless of form, style, or subject matter.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

157 days

Average response time

2.33%

Average acceptance rate

35 days

Fastest response time

248 days

Slowest response time

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About

We welcome submissions from writers in every stage of their career and are especially interested in considering work from emerging writers. More than 90% of the content of our most recent issues has come from unsolicited submissions. We love discovering new voices. Founded in 2007 by graduate stude...

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Founded

2007

Country

US

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    Editor Andrew Butler avatar

    Andrew Butler

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Emily Jalloul avatar

    Emily Jalloul

    Managing Editor

    Editor Maggie Rue Hess avatar

    Maggie Rue Hess

    Managing Editor for Online Content