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Hearth & Coffin Literary Journal

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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Founded with the explicit purpose of publishing new and upcoming writers with no submission fees, Hearth & Coffin places priority on provocative, exploratory, and accessible works that thrill and open the minds of readers. Each Hearth & Coffin volume has a theme.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    46 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    36.11%*
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PaysNo

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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Poetry

Please cap your individual poems at three pages a piece using a 12-point font. You may submit multiples as long as you submit them separately.

Translation

Translations should be accompanied by a copy of the original text.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include your name as you would like it to appear on our site, should your work be chosen for publication. ​

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please submit your writing in Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, PDF, or Google Doc format. Hearth & Coffin will not accept other file types at this time. Please email your document to us with the subject line [Fiction/Nonfiction/Poetry]: [Your Name]

  • Author's rights

    Hearth & Coffin Literary Journal holds first publication rights for three months after publication. Authors agree not to publish, nor authorize or permit the publication of, any part of the material for three months following first publication. For reprints we ask for acknowledgement of its publication in Hearth & Coffin first.

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff Helpful: reposting other opportunities on their Twitter:) If you plan to submit a previously published work for consideration: The work should still fit the theme of the issue for which you are submitting it We will require the name of the now-defunct publication that originally published the work, as well as the month/year of original publication

Tracker statistics

40

Total submissions tracked

46 days

Average response time

36.11%

Average acceptance rate

19 days

Fastest response time

68 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    General

    Sep 1, 2024 - Dec 1, 2024

    All genres

    Closed

About

Hearth & Coffin Literary Journal was founded in Houston in 2020, later relocating to New York City the following year. Founded with the explicit purpose of publishing new and upcoming writers with no submission fees, Hearth & Coffin places priority on provocative, exploratory, and accessible works ...

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Founded

2020

Country

US

www.hearthandcoffin.com

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    BARRETT WHITE

    Editor-in-Chief