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2025 "Midwest Futures" anthology by Middle West Press LLC

Literary Magazine

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2025 "Midwest Futures" anthology by Middle West Press LLC latest issue

Wanted: Human-generated poems and 300-word micro-stories engaging with new realities and visions of the American Middle West. Red-Blue gritty dystopia? Eco-futurist optimism? Surprise us!

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    Stated in each call*
    Editor reported data
  • 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

    From the editors

    1 complimentary print or digital copy

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction (Speculative Eco-Poetry and Micro-Flash)

Max words: 300

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary, Science Fiction

We are interested not only in the gritty and grounded, but also near-future science-fiction-infused visions of the possible. For inspirations and vibes, see also movements such “Solarpunk,” “Eco-modernism” and “Climate Fiction” (“Cli-Fi”), and other sources.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please note in cover letter whether specific works have previously been published elsewhere.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submit from 1 to 3 poems in the same file (.DOC or .DOCX).

  • Author's rights

    Publisher requests non-exclusive, worldwide, English-language print and e-book anthology rights.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

114 days

Average response time

100%

Average acceptance rate

-

Fastest response time

-

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 114 days

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Submission calls

    Open

    Deadline: Jul 1, 2024

About

Middle West Press LLC is a Johnston, Iowa-based editor and publisher of non-fiction, fiction, journalism, and poetry. As an independent micro-press, we publish from one to four titles annually. At least one of these is usually a collection of poetry, and one is a themed anthology. Our projects are...

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Founded

2003

Country

US

www.middlewestpress.com

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