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Menagerie Magazine

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

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Menagerie publishes fiction, essay, poetry, and hybrid works. What we like: sentences so sharp they draw blood; the strange and inexplicable; the wild and weird and uncanny. Our menagerie contains curios of all sizes and shapes.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Weird / outsider / wtf even is it
  • Response time:
    30-60 days*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    60 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.63%*
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Pays$50

Find more details in the Genres section

Fee$3

Find more details in the Genres section

  • 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 - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, wtf idk

Submission fee: $ 3

Payment: $ 50

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Submission fee: $

Payment: $ 50

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Submission fee: $

Payment: $ 50

Hybrid

Max words: 5000

Submission fee: $

Payment: $ 50

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

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

  • Additional info

    We care about writers and artists. That means if you’ve entrusted your work to us, you’ll get a response. And we pay $50 per piece accepted. Because it’s important we value what you’ve made. We’ll do our level best to promote your work, pairing each piece with original artwork, and providing social posts you can use on your own channels. It’s our hope that Menagerie will serve as an accelerator for bringing your work into the world and getting it noticed.

Tracker statistics

60

Total submissions tracked

60 days

Average response time

2.63%

Average acceptance rate

8 days

Fastest response time

172 days

Slowest response time

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Managed by editors

Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

Menagerie Magazine houses crafted exhibits of text and art. Each issue is a curated statement: several poems, fictions, and hybrid works that deserve the close attention of a small stage. Like a Joseph Cornell shadow box, we bring together a mixture of objects. Things both found and made, memories ...

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Founded

2021

Country

US

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    Steve Woodward

    Editor-in-Chief