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The Mantelpiece

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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The Mantelpiece is a Literary Magazine dedicated to publishing new writing from around the world.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1 month*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    102 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    10% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    8.53%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Payssee Genres section for details

Find more details in the Genres section

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

  • 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

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: 0.1 per word

Nonfiction

Sub Genres: , , ,

Payment: 0.1 per word

Poetry

Payment: 0.1 per word

No specific limitations

Humor (Light Verse)

Payment: 0.1 per piece

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    In the main text of your email, please write a short summary of your work (no more than 100 words) and a short bio (no more than 100 words). We accept simultaneous submissions. But if your work is accepted elsewhere, please withdraw your submission by dropping us an email. Please submit no more than six poems at a time and please do not submit more than twice per section in a calendar year. We aim to respond to all submissions within six months of receipt.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't accept previously published material and we acquire first publishing rights. The copyright remains with the author.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

56

Total submissions tracked

102 days

Average response time

8.53%

Average acceptance rate

5 days

Fastest response time

32 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

7.40%

12-month average acceptance rate

103 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

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2023

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    Lillian Heimisdottir

    Editor-in-Chief