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HeartWood Literary Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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A LITERARY MAGAZINE IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE LOW-RESIDENCY MFA AT WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    by April 1/October 1*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Fiction submissions may include short stories, flash fiction, or novel excerpts if the excerpt can stand alone.

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

We're open to a wide range of nonfiction, with the exception of academic articles, or that which would be considered more traditionally journalistic. Personal essay, memoir, lyric, literary journalism, or some blurring in between, are all acceptable.

Poetry

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

Poetry submissions may include lyric, narrative, experimental, prose poems--we're open to all variations of the poetic voice. 3-5 single-spaced poems in a single document; no more than 10 pages total.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

38

Total submissions tracked

205 days

Average response time

10.35%

Average acceptance rate

101 days

Fastest response time

730 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 839 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

0.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

121 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres

    Closed

About

Founded

2015

Country

US

www.heartwoodlitmag.com

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    Editor JESSICA SPRUILL WAGGONER avatar

    JESSICA SPRUILL WAGGONER

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor DOUG VAN GUNDY avatar

    DOUG VAN GUNDY

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