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Italian America Magazine

Literary Magazine


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Flash Fiction


Italian America magazine is a full-color quarterly in English. It is the official publication of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America®, the nation’s largest and oldest organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States.

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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

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 900

Max words: 1500

Feature Stories that run from 900 – 1,500 words and are (preferably) accompanied by 3-5 digital photos. We look for intriguing stories about Italian Americans that may involve such themes as history, travel, culture/heritage, achievements, contributions, and social issues.

Nonfiction - 650 words max

Max words: 550

Max words: 650

One-Page Articles that run from 550 – 650 words and are (preferably) accompanied by 2-3 digital photos. The one-page article should be specifically geared toward one of the page themes. Please reference the page your article is suited for (and please take a look at a sample issue to get an understanding of the pages that regularly appear).


Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Fiction - 650 words max

Max words: 550

Max words: 650

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Fiction Stories that run from 550 – 650 words. The fiction is translated into Italian and appears on the magazine’s Pagina Italiana. The only requirement for fiction is that the story incorporates something Italian (setting, characters, plot, props, etc.). No excerpts, please.

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  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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  • Author's rights

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  • Additional info

    While most of the content is written in-house, we sometimes feature freelanced feature stories, one-page articles, and fiction. The magazine shares all syndication/reprint fees with the author, who retains full rights to the story. Payment is made after author’s final approval of the edited article.

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