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Mulberry Literary

Literary Magazine

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Mulberry Literary is an indie lit and art magazine dedicated to showcasing boundless creative work in its every form.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-2 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    15 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    10% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    4.99%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

PaysNo

FeeNo

  • 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

    From the editors

    3

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 6500 words max

Max words: 1200

Max words: 6500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 50

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 5

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction - 6500 words max

Max words: 1200

Max words: 6500

Max pieces: 1

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 50

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 5

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Hybrid

Max words: 50

Max words: 6500

Max pieces: 1

Art

Max pieces: 5

Art (photography, film, artwork, comics, dance, audio, etc.)

Photography

Max pieces: 5

Play

Max pieces: 1

Comics

Max pieces: 1

Audio

Max pieces: 5

Video

Max pieces: 5

Wtf is genre, send anything

Max pieces: 5

All creative media—from prose, flash, poetry, script, and comics, to film, music, visual art, and everything in-between. Cross-genre, experimental, and hybrid work are always welcome, as well as excerpts of longer pieces.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters should include the length of your pieces if written, the media of your pieces if art or hybrid, and the genre of your pieces if multiple. Bios should be third person and 70 words or less.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Email as an attached Word Document (.doc or .docx file) after filling out the form on our website. WORK SENT AS A .PDF or Google Doc WILL NOT BE READ NOR CONSIDERED.

  • Author's rights

    If your work is accepted, Mulberry Literary receives first American publication rights which, immediately upon publication, revert back to you. Feel free then to publish your piece elsewhere afterward so long as you state Mulberry Literary as its first appearance.

  • Additional info

    Although we accept work from everyone who wishes to submit, we particularly encourage work from LGBTQIA+, women-aligned people, and BIPoC voices. If you’re a creative writing undergraduate, graduate student, or member of creative writing faculty at a college/university, we’d love to hear from you. As ever, international submissions and submissions of translated work are welcome.

Tracker statistics

58

Total submissions tracked

15 days

Average response time

4.99%

Average acceptance rate

7 days

Fastest response time

60 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 66 days, 153 days, 234 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

0.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

8 days

12-month average response time

Managed by editors

Submission calls

    General

    Jun 1, 2024 - Jul 15, 2024

    All genres

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About

Established in 2019, Mulberry Literary is an online indie literary and art magazine dedicated to showcasing boundless creative work in its every form. We aim to provide a longstanding, international platform that is inclusive to all creative work, regardless of style, genre, or medium. We take the u...

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Founded

2019

Country

US

www.mulberryliterary.com

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    Editor Katie Lynn Johnston avatar

    Katie Lynn Johnston

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Darcy Dillon avatar

    Darcy Dillon

    Art & Poetry Editor

    Editor Gabriela V. Everett avatar

    Gabriela V. Everett

    Art & Prose Editor

    Editor Taylor Corkill avatar

    Taylor Corkill

    Art & Prose Editor

    Editor Katie Klear avatar

    Katie Klear

    Art & Prose Editor

    Editor Cassie Calcaterra avatar

    Cassie Calcaterra

    Art & Poetry Editor

    Editor Alison Brackett avatar

    Alison Brackett

    Prose Editor

    Editor Destiny Scott avatar

    Destiny Scott

    Art Editor

    Editor Angel Page Smigielski avatar

    Angel Page Smigielski

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Emily Carroccio avatar

    Emily Carroccio

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Vic Xochitl Chavez avatar

    Vic Xochitl Chavez

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Paulina Kwik avatar

    Paulina Kwik

    Art & Prose Editor

    Editor Natalie Benson-Greer avatar

    Natalie Benson-Greer

    Fiction Editor