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Heimat Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Translation

Art

Photography

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An online journal that seeks to be a home for your prose and poetry. It is a journal of treehouses and chipped coffee mugs; creaky floors and dusty corners. A place to tape your work to the kitchen fridge.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2 days-6 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    23 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    18% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    18.6%*
    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

    From the editors

    Please allow a six month period between publication elsewhere and the expected publication date of the Heimat Review issue you're submitting for (found on our submit page and elsewhere on the website).

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    A link to your piece's page on our website, and please share your work and the current issue's link with friends and family!

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors

    5

    What's that?

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

Fiction (Prose)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction (Prose)

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Free verse, form poems, prose poems, Translations are welcome!

Translation (Poetry and Prose)

Max pieces: 5

See "Poetry". Must be original work or submitted with permission from the original author. We want to credit both writers.

Art (Visual Art)

Max pieces: 5

1-5 high-res photos or images of originally-created artwork (photography, paintings, digital artwork, mixed media, etc.). We always need more visual art submissions, so please send us your work! See more details in the full submission guidelines. We select each issue's cover photo from Visual Arts submissions, so send us your lovely work!

Photography (Visual Art)

Max pieces: 5

1-5 high-res photos or images of originally-created artwork (photography, paintings, digital artwork, mixed media, etc.). We always need more visual art submissions, so please send us your work! See more details in the full submission guidelines. We select each issue's cover photo from Visual Arts submissions, so send us your lovely work!

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include a cover letter and a short third-person writer's biography in the body of the email that will be published alongside your work if accepted. Please list the titles of your pieces in the cover letter, but it can be a short message. If applicable, include any necessary content warnings for your submissions.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Since we read all submissions blind, please remove any identifying information (such as your name or contact info) from your submitted documents. Submitted files should be formatted as PDF or Word/.doc(x).

  • Author's rights

    ​Upon acceptance, you agree to grant Heimat Review first North American serial and electronic rights. Following publication, all rights return back to you. ​

  • Additional info

    We recommend that you read through our past issues to get a sense of what we like and have recently published. Author Bios & Rights: Contributor biographies will be published along with your work, and we also would like to individually celebrate our contributors on Twitter, Threads, and Instagram if you have them! We will start highlighting a piece a day after the issue is published. We want you to be proud of the work that you've done and be sure that others can celebrate with you too. ​Upon acceptance, you agree to grant Heimat Review first North American serial and electronic rights. Following publication, all rights return back to you. We offer the following expedited submission and feedback options, and accept donations, through our ko-fi page: 🔜 48-hour response: $5 📝 Detailed feedback on one fiction/creative nonfiction piece: $15 📝 Detailed feedback on poetry: $10 per poem

Tracker statistics

62

Total submissions tracked

23 days

Average response time

18.6%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

60 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 143 days, 237 days

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About

At Heimat Review, our mission is to provide a home for poetry, prose, and art. We believe that language—narratives, questions, and reflections—offers a vibrant way to explore where we come from, where we are, and where we hope to be. Heimat (home) is not just a location. It is the place of being...

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Founded

2022

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    Hannah Cole Orsag

    Editor-in-Chief