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Okay Donkey

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Poetry

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At OKD Magazine, we like to read the odd, the off-kilter, and the just plain weird. We like things that are funny, things that are sad, and things that are funny and sad at the same time.

Highlights

  • Vibe:We're just chilling here
  • Response time:
    1-3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    135 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.1%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors

    4

    What's that?

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

Fiction

Sub Genres: Literary

Fiction - 1200 words max

Max words: 1200

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Flash Fiction

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

we tend to like poems that fit on one page

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include a brief third person bio and a short cover letter, if you so desire.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Attach your piece as a Word doc, docx, Google doc, or PDF.

  • Author's rights

    Okay Donkey acquires First Electronic Rights and Non-exclusive Archival Rights. All other rights remain with the author. If you reprint your piece in a book or anthology, all we ask is that you mention it appeared here first.

  • Additional info

    Active on social media Promote writers even after publication - hype hype hype Send us either one flash OR one poem per author, per submission period. Micro series OK <1200 words

Tracker statistics

258

Total submissions tracked

135 days

Average response time

2.1%

Average acceptance rate

14 days

Fastest response time

218 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 272 days, 12 days, 5 days

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About

Okay Donkey is a literary magazine that likes to read the odd, the off-kilter, and the just plain weird. We like work that’s funny, that’s sad, and that’s both funny and sad at the same time. And we especially love to read the experimental, the surreal, and the genre-bending. Some of our favorite p...

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Founded

2018

Country

US

www.okaydonkeymag.com

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    Editor  avatar

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor GENEVIEVE KERSTEN avatar

    GENEVIEVE KERSTEN

    Co-Publisher and Press Poetry Co-Editor

    Editor ERIC ANDREW NEWMAN avatar

    ERIC ANDREW NEWMAN

    Co-Publisher and Co-Editor

    Editor MATT BROADDUS avatar

    MATT BROADDUS

    Press Poetry Co-Editor

    Editor STEVE CHANG avatar

    STEVE CHANG

    Fiction Co-Editor

    Editor ELIZABETH UPSHUR avatar

    ELIZABETH UPSHUR

    Poetry Co-Editor