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Lit. 202

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction



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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 3 weeks*
    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

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors


  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

We would likely publish a longer piece if we really liked it.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 6

Max words: 1000

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 2000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 2000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

We would likely publish a longer piece if we really liked it.


Max pieces: 1

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    You may also include a short bio, no more than 300 words, to be added below your work, along with any social media links and websites.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    Should we choose to progress with your submission, Lit. 202 will retain first UK rights to publish, promote, and redistribute the work, which will revert to the author upon publication. Ownership rights as well as those regarding publication in other territories remain with the author. You are also free to publish your work elsewhere after it has appeared in Lit. 202. We do however request that credit is given to Lit. 202 as first publisher in the event of the piece appearing in another publication in the future.

  • Additional info

    We provide personal feedback where we feel it is deserved or needed.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

34 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

25 days

Fastest response time

56 days

Slowest response time

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The inception of Lit. 202 comprised a meld of frustration and ambition: frustration with the modern publishing industry, and the personal literary ambitions of our editors, for we are as much writers as we are readers! Whether we, as authors, like it or not, the modern industry is all about exposure...

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    Alexander P. Harwood