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Nocturne Magazine

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction




We're that creepy new neighbor you're curious about. Interested in all things horror.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within one month*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:


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

    From the editors


    What's that?

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

Fiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ per piece

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ per piece


Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ per piece

Errata: Do you have a poem-ish piece? Non-fiction that nobody will believe? Something that we don’t yet have a name for or that doesn’t fit into any category? Send here. Submit up to 5 pieces totaling 5000 words or less.


Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ per piece

Illustrations, graphic design, doodles, drawings, paintings. Send a tremor down our spines.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Nocturne Magazine accepts work that may *sort of* fit into the genres of horror, dark fantasy, or speculative. Payment. At the end of the submission period, all profits will be divided amongst our contributors to support them and their art. Submit only once per submission period per category. Expedited response. We do take tip jar submissions along with 48-hour responses, and responses with feedback.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

9 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

7 days

Fastest response time

14 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 78 days

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Submission calls

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    Editor Hannah Kludy avatar

    Hannah Kludy


    Editor Morgan Wagle avatar

    Morgan Wagle

    Co-Managing Editor

    Editor Tess Clark avatar

    Tess Clark

    Social Media & Design Manager