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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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Open for submissions

Deadline

August 15, 2023

Table of contents

Introduction

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.

Vibe

Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok

Response Time
2-4 months / 187 days
Average acceptance rate
0%

Types of Submissions Accepted

6 genres

A general comment from the editor [coming soon]

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Poetry

Max pieces: 5

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

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Fiction

Max words: 7000

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

Flash rules

Flash also welcome. 1c/word

all

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Nonfiction

Max words: 7000

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

Flash rules

Flash also welcome. 1c/word

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Art

Max pieces: 5

$10/piece

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Photography

Max pieces: 5

$10/piece

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Interview

No specific limitations

poetry genre icon

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

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

fiction genre icon

Fiction

Max words: 7000

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

Flash rules

Flash also welcome. 1c/word

all

nonfiction genre icon

Nonfiction

Max words: 7000

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

Flash rules

Flash also welcome. 1c/word

art genre icon

Art

Max pieces: 5

$10/piece

Need to know for submitting

Read carefully, it will save from dead rats in the mailbox

  • 01

    Details

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  • 02

    How to submit 🏗️

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  • 03

    Cover Letter and Bio 🏗️

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  • 04

    Awards

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  • 05

    Demographics & Eligibility

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  • 06

    Formatting requirements 🏗️

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  • 07

    Rights for published work 🏗️

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Magazine

Founded in 2007 | United States

Masthead

We currently list only main editors, more will be added later! If you are an editor, you can edit your masthead in our admin panel :)

Andrew Butler
Editor-in-Chief
Emily Jalloul
Managing Editor
Maggie Rue Hess
Managing Editor for Online Content
Chill Stats (note: this is not exactly accurate...)

Total tracked

16

Average acceptance rate

0% (so far)

Average response time

187 days

Average acceptance/rejection time

-/187 days

Fastest response time

111 days

Slowest response time

248 days