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Literary Magazine







A literary magazine that was established in 1966 and continues to be housed under the English Department at Eastern University. Inklings posts blogs regularly to keep the public informed about our endeavors.


  • Vibe:We're just chilling here
  • Response time:
    3 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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Fantasy, Magical Realism, Science Fiction, Speculative

All types of fiction are welcome including fantasy, science fiction, slip stream, and magical realism

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us,

All types of nonfiction are welcome including lyric essays


Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

Any poetry forms are welcome including found poetry.


Max pieces: 5

all forms of art including black out poetry, digital art, paintings etc


Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    PDF, doc, docx Text can be any plain font in size 11 or 12. All poetry must be single spaced, titled, and left justified unless there is a specific craft choice that prevents the writer from doing so. All prose should be double spaced. Title of the piece should be at the top of the document, as well as the word count.

  • Author's rights

    If your work is accepted, we request First North American serial rights as well as the right to archive your work on our website and to use your work, with credit given to you as the author, for promotional purposes. Otherwise, upon publication, all rights revert back to the author under the condition that you will credit Inklings Literary Magazine as the original publisher should your work be reprinted.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

94 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate


Fastest response time


Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 94 days

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Inklings Literary Magazine is an undergraduate journal based at Eastern University in St. Davids Pennsylvania that only publishes work by current undergraduates. We are a home for poetry, fiction, non-fiction, photography and art. Other than this, we have absolutely no preference or specific aesthet...

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    Editor Danielle Curry avatar

    Danielle Curry


    Editor Aleah Zubrod avatar

    Aleah Zubrod

    Managing Editor