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Literary Magazine

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Joyland is based on the idea that fiction is an international movement supported by local communities. Our editors work with authors globally to highlight the most exciting voices in literary fiction and creative nonfiction.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    3-4 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    32 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    1.28%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Paysfrom $100 per piece

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$4.5

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

Fiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 4.5

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Nonfiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 4.5

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Essays, specifically

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

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

  • 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

    Black writers can submit free of charge, and they do "fee-free weekends" which they announce on their social media.

Tracker statistics

111

Total submissions tracked

32 days

Average response time

1.28%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

91 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 139 days, 146 days, 148 days, 175 days, 205 days, 205 days, 212 days, 217 days, 223 days, 488 days

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

Founded in 2008 by Emily Schultz and Brian J Davis, Joyland is based on the idea that fiction is an international movement supported by local communities. Our editors work with authors globally to highlight the most exciting voices in literary fiction and creative nonfiction. Several of our stories...

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Founded

2008

Country

US

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    Michelle Lyn King

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Walker Caplan

    Managing Editor

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    Kyle Lucia Wu

    Senior Editor

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    Laura Chow Reeve

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    Rachel Morgenstern-Clarren

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    Dantiel W. Moniz

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    Amanda Oliver

    Nonfiction Editor