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The Ilford Review

Literary Magazine



A magazine of long form non-fiction, essays, and criticism.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 Week*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:

Pays£100 per piece

Find more details in the Genres section


  • 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

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, , , , , , , ,

Payment: £ 100 per piece

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    Though we do not have any specific requirements for eligibility, we are committed to supporting and giving a platform to writers at the start of their careers, particularly those who have not had any major prior publications. Our platform is open to writers from all backgrounds, and we have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination.

  • 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


Total submissions tracked

11 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

20 days

Slowest response time

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We are The Ilford Review. Founded in 2023, our mission is simple: to share the best in long form essays and creative non-fiction from new and emerging voices around the world. We seek stories that are as entertaining as they are steeped in truth, which speak to the diversities and intricacies of the...

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    Chiraag Shah