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Moon City Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Poetry

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Moon City Review is housed in the English Department of Missouri State University and publishes fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and graphic narrative.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:  / 
    52 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    13.78%*
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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

    From the editors

    Best Small Fictions

  • 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 - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Authors are limited to one story (up to 8,000 words) or three shorts per submission

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 8000 words max

Max words: 8000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: $ 3

Authors are limited to one essay (up to 8,000 words) or three shorts per submission.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

Poetry

Max pieces: 6

Submission fee: $ 3

Authors are limited to six poems total per submission period. Please submit poems in a single file.

Translation

Translators should submit works from contemporary authors and should be ready to submit both the translation and the original piece, as well as proof of permission to translate. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable if prompt notification is given through Submittable of the piece’s acceptance elsewhere.

Comics

Moon City Review now welcomes submissions of short-form, literary graphic narrative (fiction, nonfiction, poetry). Please keep submissions to eight pages maximum. Black-and-white submissions only. Submit in .jpg, .tiff, or .pdf format. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable if prompt notification is given through Submittable of its acceptance elsewhere.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Besides attaching your file, please use the text box to type in a cover letter.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    For graphic narrative: submit in .jpg, .tiff, or .pdf format.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

106

Total submissions tracked

52 days

Average response time

13.78%

Average acceptance rate

17 days

Fastest response time

157 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 184 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

15.38%

12-month average acceptance rate

46 days

12-month average response time

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About

Where does the name “Moon City” come from? The history of Springfield, Missouri is a tale of two cities, at least for a very brief time. A dispute over where the old Atlantic and Pacific Railroad would place the depot and some spirited wrangling by local entrepreneurs led to “Old Town” Springfield g...

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    Editor Michael Czyzniejewski avatar

    Michael Czyzniejewski

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Joel Coltharp avatar

    Joel Coltharp

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Sara Burge avatar

    Sara Burge

    Poetry Editor

    Editor John Turner avatar

    John Turner

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Jennifer Murvin avatar

    Jennifer Murvin

    Graphic Narrative Editor