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Kitchen Table Quarterly

Literary Magazine

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

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We are a journal preoccupied with history— cultural, political, geographical, personal— and how each interacts with the other to mold our experience. Adolescent blunders, dental records, the archaic origins of long-held or long-lost traditions— we want to know all of it.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    44 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    4.54%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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FeeNo

  • 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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net

  • 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 - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

While we accept all forms of creative nonfiction, we typically prefer essays.

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

10 pages max

Art

Max pieces: 5

Photography

Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a brief cover letter, as well as a short (75 words or fewer) third-person biography and links to any social media/websites you may have, when sending your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Prose: Please be sure to note the word count in your cover letter and in the title of your submission. double-spaced .doc or .docx attachment in a standard font Poetry: Please be sure to note the number of poems you are submitting in your cover letter and in the title of your submission. single .pdf, .doc or .docx attachment in a standard font

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    We also ask that previous contributors wait a full year from publication before submitting again.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

44 days

Average response time

4.54%

Average acceptance rate

28 days

Fastest response time

73 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 501 days, 390 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

51 days

12-month average response time

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Submission calls

    General

    Jul 1, 2024 - Aug 1, 2024

    General

    Oct 1, 2024 - Nov 1, 2024

    General

    Mar 1, 2025 - Apr 1, 2025

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About

History is the lives of our parents and our grandparents. It is the strengths and frailties of our traditions or the traumas and joys of our people. History holds the victories of our countries and the ruins of our cities. It is as messy as war and as simple as a morning coffee order. Kitchen Tabl...

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Founded

2021

Country

US

www.kitchentablequarterly.org

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    Editor Hannah Matzecki avatar

    Hannah Matzecki

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Brent Stewart avatar

    Brent Stewart

    Art Editor

    Editor Kasey Butcher Santana avatar

    Kasey Butcher Santana

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Quinn Broussard avatar

    Quinn Broussard

    Associate Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Helen Grant avatar

    Helen Grant

    Associate Poetry Editor

    Editor Ilika Tripathi avatar

    Ilika Tripathi

    Associate Poetry Editor