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Karma Comes Before

Literary Magazine

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

Photography

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Karma Comes Before is a literary arts community and magazine founded in 2022. Glitchy, groovy, and glorious, we love both speculative and traditional stories that dive into the joys and heartaches of growing up.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    a few days-a few months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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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

    From the editors

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    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Give us a peek into your imagination with an evocative flash fiction piece. There are no limits to how bizarre you can be!

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres:

We're looking for short memoirs on identity, culture, sexuality, and growing pains. Explore yourself with us through your writing!

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Play with shape, tone, words, and moods with a piece of poetry. We welcome all emotions: sad, mad, happy, confused — whatever! This is a safe space to feel.

Art

Max pieces: 5

We welcome paintings, drawings, photography, collages, music videos, and graphically designed pieces.

Photography

Max pieces: 10

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter! 2-3 sentence bio :)

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff For $10, you can receive an expedited response in 5-business days to your work. You can also request feedback for $0.03 a word.

Tracker statistics

23

Total submissions tracked

7 days

Average response time

36.36%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

58 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 98 days

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Submission calls

    General

    Open

    Deadline: Aug 31, 2024

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About

Founded

2022

Country

US

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    Stephanie Nieves

    Editor-in-Chief