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Lost Balloon

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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Lost Balloon publishes flash fiction, flash nonfiction, and prose poetry (1,000 words or less)

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    2-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    102 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    8.33%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • 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 - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

Prose poetry only. 1000 words max

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    Lost Balloon acquires First Electronic Rights and Non-exclusive Archival Rights. All other rights remain with the author. If you reprint your piece, please mention us.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

102 days

Average response time

8.33%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

277 days

Slowest response time

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About

Lost Balloon launched on February 1st, 2017. The site’s name was inspired by those small and sad but whimsical moments in life: the birthday balloon that slips from your fingers and floats into the horizon, or the dropped ice cream cone. Pieces from the magazine have been anthologized in Best Small...

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Founded

2017

Country

US

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    Chelsea Voulgares

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Madeline Anthes

    Assistant Editor