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Literary Magazine

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Short fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction. Since 1970.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Very fancy very impressive very not fast
  • Response time:
    4 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    132 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    0%*
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Payssee Genres section for details

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Fee$4

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  • 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 - 6250 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 6250

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

The page limit for fiction is 25 pages, double-spaced. A submission can be one or multiple stories.

Nonfiction - 6250 words max

Max words: 1

Max words: 6250

Sub Genres:

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: $ 0.08 per word

The page limit for nonfiction is 25 pages, double-spaced. A submission can be one or multiple essays.

Poetry

Max lines: 200

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: from $100

The page limit for poetry is 8 pages. A submission can be one or multiple poems.

Translation

Submission fee: $ 4

Payment: from $100

Translations should be submitted according to the guidelines of the original work's genre and addressed to that genre's editor. Translators should have permission from the copyright holder and should include a copy of the original work with their submission.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Your name, email, address, and bio can be included in the cover letter.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    We pay $1.50 per line for poetry ($100 minimum) and $0.08 per word for prose ($100 minimum). As submissions are read blind.

Tracker statistics

89

Total submissions tracked

132 days

Average response time

0%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

664 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1045 days, 1317 days, 956 days

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The Iowa Review's mission is to provide an expertly curated, carefully edited, and beautifully designed print and online space for the voices of writers of every kind of diversity to move and enlighten us; to use the experience gained from fifty-plus years of continuous publication and our connectio...

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Founded

1970

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US

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    Editor Lynne Nugent avatar

    Lynne Nugent

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Katie Berta avatar

    Katie Berta

    Managing Editor

    Editor Joan Li avatar

    Joan Li

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Abagail Petersen avatar

    Abagail Petersen

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Darius Stewart avatar

    Darius Stewart

    Nonfiction Editor