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We want unique voices and risky writing; send your predictable stuff to those hoary old journals who’ve been printing the same thing since 1970. Professors and baristas will receive equal consideration. Sonnets and memes will receive equal consideration. If it is excellent and gives us the feels, we’ll print it.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    1-4 months*
    Editor reported data
    574 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

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: $ 3

Nonfiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , , , ,

Submission fee: $ 3

memoir, creative non-fiction and essays


Max pieces: 3

Submission fee: $ 3

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please submit all documents in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.

  • Author's rights

    Pacifica Literary Review reserves first North American publishing rights, and non-exclusive rights to reproduce, display, and distribute the work in print or other media platforms. Print rights return to the author after first publication in Pacifica Literary Review.

  • Additional info

    Make you feel at home: cozy, meme-friendly, a sense of community, all that stuff

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

574 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

19 days

Fastest response time

1514 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 2291 days

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    Matt Muth


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    Christine Texeira

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    Lisa Nicholas-Ritscher

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    Paul Ridge

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    Robert Kaye

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    Zaynah Ahmed

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    Tara Ebrahimi

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    Tony Manganaro

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    Katherine Eulensen

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    Willie James

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