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Liminal Transit Review

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


Flash Nonfiction




A literary journal that publishes work related to themes such as (but not limited to) diaspora, immigration, displacement, borders, and decolonization.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 4-6 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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

    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

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: Literary

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary

Multiple flash fictions are allowed if their total word count is under 3,000 words.

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 1

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Multiple flash nonfictions are allowed if their total word count is under 3,000 words.


Max pieces: 5


We are currently open for book review submissions of books that relate to the themes LTR focuses on. For forthcoming books, please send a pitch of a maximum of 300 words, outlining your interest in the book and how you hope to approach the review to, along with a couple of links to previous reviews. We also accept book reviews of books that have already been published. For these books, please email the full review to us at

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Attach all submissions to our Google form as a single document (Word or PDF) in 12-point Garamond or Calibri. Prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) must be double-spaced.

  • Author's rights

    Liminal Transit Review asks for first North American serial rights, and all rights revert to the author on publication.

  • Additional info

    Multiple submissions are not allowed. Please submit once per issue and in only one genre.

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LTR publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction (including flash fiction and flash nonfiction), and also encourages cross genre work and work that does not conform to traditional genre boundaries. We publish work focusing on themes including but not limited to immigration, diaspora, displac...

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    Editor Vika Mujumdar avatar

    Vika Mujumdar


    Editor s.g. maldonado-vélez avatar

    s.g. maldonado-vélez

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Arron Luo avatar

    Arron Luo

    CNF Editor