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Heavy Feather Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Hybrid

Translation

Comics

Wtf is genre, send anything

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Established in April 2011, Heavy Feather Review publishes fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, comics, and more.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    21 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    12.41%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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

    From the editors

    yes*

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction

No specific limitations

Nonfiction

No specific limitations

Poetry

Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 6

Art

No specific limitations

Hybrid

No specific limitations

Translation

No specific limitations

Comics

No specific limitations

Wtf is genre, send anything

For us, “online feature” is a loose term/form, and the topics and form are open to interpretation. The final product can be a traditional essay, poem, short story, list, definition, collage, or whatever you can think up

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters are encouraged, but not required.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    There are no print guidelines, but we can only print black-and-white art images in our books. JPEG and PNG image files are preferred. Save poetry and prose submissions as one document (doc, docx, pdf).

  • Author's rights

    Upon acceptance, HFR takes first serial rights to the work. After publication, all rights revert back to the author. Should the accepted work appear elsewhere after its publication in HFR, kindly list HFR as its original publisher.

  • Additional info

    Available in print. *Print contributors receive a copy of the issue in which they are published. Promote writers even after publication - hype hype hype Print submissions are currently closed. However, online features are OPEN.

Tracker statistics

68

Total submissions tracked

21 days

Average response time

12.41%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

57 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 220 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

10.53%

12-month average acceptance rate

19 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    Online features

    Open

About

Established in April 2011, Heavy Feather Review publishes fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, comics, and more. Writing from HFR has appeared in Best Microfiction, Best of the Net, The Best Small Fictions, The New York Times, Literary Hub, and The &NOW Awards.

Founded

2011

Country

US

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    Jason Teal

    Editor-in-Chief