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Livina Press

Literary Magazine





Whatever you believe is worth writing about is what we want to read.


  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3-5 weeks*
    Editor reported data
    22 days*
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  • 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


    What's that?

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

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary

Nonfiction (CNF)

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

creative nonfiction


Max pieces: 3

1–3 unpublished poems Each on their own page Any kind

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    In the body of your email, please include: - ​Your short (75-words or less), third-person author bio (please include the name you would like to known as/have your name appear in the magazine!) - If there is anything you would like me to consider while reading your work (like the background for why you wrote something), but please keep it brief (100 words or less)—and this is not required!

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    Livina Press asks for first serial rights and archival rights. Rights convert back to the author after publication. In the future, if a piece that was first accepted and published through Livina Press is accepted elsewhere, I would ask that you please acknowledge Livina Press in the publication.

  • Additional info

    If you would like a 48-hour response, please follow these guidelines: $3 for an expedited poetry response​ $5 for an expedited fiction or creative non-fiction response for pieces 2,500 words or less $10 for an expedited fiction or creative non-fiction response for pieces between 2,501-5,000 words Our blog submissions are open year-round if you do not want to have something published in the issue but would still like to have something on the website.  Hoping to pay in the near future. **Note: if you are submitting an experimental form of poetry, please send the .doc/.docx file and a .pdf so I can make sure the form doesn't change when I go to read it​.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

22 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

41 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 128 days, 271 days, 271 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

19 days

12-month average response time

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    Laci Felker