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Parakeet Magazine

Literary Magazine







A magazine for animal lovers between 7-17 years old. Parakeet Magazine is an extension of Honeyguide Literary Magazine, a literary home for animal-themed stories, poetry, art, and conversation.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    up to 6 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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 - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Consider these questions: In what ways do animals help us be better humans? What role do humans and animals play in each other’s lives?

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Consider these questions: How did this situation change you? What did you learn about yourself after this/these interaction(s) with an animal or multiple animals?


Max lines: 20

Max pieces: 3

We value poetry that sings. Use rhythm, subtle rhyme, and sound to convey your ideas. Consider these questions: How can I describe and display the relationship between humans and animals? What do animals or feelings sound like when they communicate?


Max pieces: 5


Max pieces: 5

Multimedia, drawings, photographs, and any kind of colored media. Consider these questions: How can you best show what humans and animals are like together? What makes animals and humans similar and different?

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  • Cover letter

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  • Eligibility

    Young creators

  • Formatting

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  • Author's rights

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  • Additional info

    Creatives of all ages are welcome to submit! Children between 7 – 17 years old are encouraged to send their fiction and nonfiction stories, poetry, art, and articles with permission from a parent or guardian. We publish original work that explores the relationships between humans and animals, and how intertwined their lives can be. We will not consider work that condones the keeping of exotic pets or abuse to animals or people. We will not consider pieces with profanity, erotica, or themes that are inappropriate for younger audiences. Expedited submission responses (1-2 weeks) for donation. You may submit multiple times within a reading period, but please wait to hear back from an editor before sending any work again.

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    Amanda Marrero