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Mud Season Review

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction




Mud Season Review latest issue

Celebrating artistic creation, community, and all the wide-ranging voices that tramp and track in the mud of human experience.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 2 months*
    Editor reported data
    60 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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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


Max pieces: 3000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 50

flash fiction


Payment: $ 50

No specific limitations


Max pieces: 3

Payment: $ 50


Payment: $ 50

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Publishing and celebrating a diverse range of voices is important to us, so please include in your cover letter a brief biographical statement (50 words or less) as you would like it to appear with your published work.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    We acquire First North American Serial Rights (FNASR) upon acceptance and retain exclusive rights to your accepted piece for 90 days after publication. After that, we will archive your piece online and may include it in one of our print editions. Should you choose to reprint the piece in the future, please mention that your piece was originally published in Mud Season Review.

  • Additional info

    NOTE: We may close the reading period early by genre if volume demands. We want to be sure to give your work the attention it deserves! We do not accept multiple submissions. If you have already been published in Mud Season Review, please refrain from submitting for one year after the date of the issue in which you were published.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

60 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

34 days

Fastest response time

86 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1984 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

57 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    All genres



Mud Season: when the snow melts, the ground thaws, and everything in New England turns to mud. It’s the time when the inner work of creation is done, before it comes to fruition. This journal aims to celebrate that hidden labor. Mud Season Review is an international literary journal affiliated with...

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    Editor Rebecca O’Bern avatar

    Rebecca O’Bern


    Editor Ashley Hajimirsadeghi avatar

    Ashley Hajimirsadeghi


    Editor  Steve Lausier avatar

    Steve Lausier

    Managing Editor