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Gulf Stream Magazine

Literary Magazine







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Gulf Stream Magazine champions vibrant and eclectic literature and art. Based in Miami, Florida, we publish emerging and established writers from the USA and beyond.

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  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    1 month after close*
    Editor reported data
    202 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submission fee: $ 3

Creative Nonfiction


Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3


Submission fee: $ 3

We love a wide range of genres and styles, especially writing that is innovative in form and progressive in content.


Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

We consider original work by the artist in any medium, including painting, drawing, photography, graphic illustrations, photos of installations or sculptures. We have eclectic tastes⁠—we like the pretty and the ugly, the loud and quiet. If it is fresh and original, please send it our way.


Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $ 3

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Include a bio of up to fifty words along with your cover letter.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    We hold first serial rights for the material we publish, with the copyright reverting back to the author upon publication.

  • Additional info

    No submissions through email or mail unless you have an invite to do so from the editors. (For example, prisoners may request to do this.) No submissions from current FIU students. Submissions accepted from FIU alumni 2 or more years after graduation. Note, that some genres may be closed, while others stay open. Fee waivers available!

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

202 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

25 days

Fastest response time

274 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1041 days

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We publish fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction & visual art. We love a wide range of genres and styles, especially writing that is innovative in form and progressive in content. Work must be original and previously unpublished. We acknowledge that literary spaces traditionally have centered the w...

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    Editor Madison Whatley avatar

    Madison Whatley

    Managing Editor (Spring 2022)

    Editor Arnaldo Batista avatar

    Arnaldo Batista

    Managing Editor (Spring 2022)