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moonShine review Journal

Literary Magazine





moonShine review is more than a journal of creative prose and photography. It is about what speaks to you in the moonlight and the shadows cast in mind and memory. For only in the darkness can we expose all of ourselves.

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  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

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    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

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  • Provides contributor copies

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  • Offers expedited response

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

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

2,500 or less preferred, no minimum

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 3

2,500 or less preferred, no minimum


Max pieces: 100

We’re looking for inspiring, creative photography with a personal perspective, and, as always, we’re drawn to images that capture our motto of “light within the dark.” Include 40 to 50 photos for consideration, no more than 100. Do not convert to black and white. Photos already taken in black and white are acceptable.

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  • Additional info

    We accept original, previously unpublished works of creative PROSE—short fiction, flash fiction, creative non-fiction. We do not publish plays or poetry. We feature one (1) photographer in each issue. Please submit a variety of subject matters/content, since we choose photos based on fit the overall theme that coalesces with story selection. *We work on one issue at a time and make our selections the months immediately following each deadline. Payment is one (1) complimentary copy of the issue and a substantial discount on additional copies.

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    Anne M. Kaylor