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The Hog Literary Magazine

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction



The Hog is a new home for bold landscape and nature writing. Send us your green and growing, ghoulish and unearthed.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2 - 8 Weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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: 401

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Historical, Horror, Magical Realism, Speculative

Fiction - 400 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 400

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Experimental, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Historical, Horror, Magical Realism, wtf idk


Max lines: 100

Min pieces: 1

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    We like short cover letters that keep it simple-- but if you feel the need to tell us exactly where this work has come from or what it means to you, we're not going to be mad either. We're looking for less than 300 words as a rule, but let your work lead you.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    No font or formatting requirements as long as everything is legible.

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

21 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

10 days

Fastest response time

32 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open


The Hog is a new literary magazine that focuses on nature, landscape and the speculative, accepting poetry, essays, short and flash fiction. We want something wild and unruly. First issue launching Dec 2023.






    Editor Bethdean Parkes avatar

    Bethdean Parkes