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Penumbra Online

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Hybrid

Review

Art

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Literary and Art journal housed in the English department of California State University- Stanislaus. Publishing prose, poetry, & art for more than thirty years.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3-5 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    20 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    20% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    43.33%*
    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

    From the editors

    yes for printed issues

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: Literary

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 2

Poetry

Max pieces: 2

500 words max per piece

Hybrid

Max pieces: 2

Review

Max words: 600

Max words: 900

Reviews must end with a sign off of the submitter’s name and academic affiliation Reviews must be of recent works (within the last year) Review proposals are required, please send proposals or questions to the reviews editor, Essence Saunders esaunders@csustan.edu

Art

Max pieces: 2

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Third-person bios are appreciated! Add whatever information you feel led to provide.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Written documents need to be submitted as Word Docs: NO PDF files will be accepted

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Only Spring issues are available in print. USA contributors receive a free copy.

Tracker statistics

36

Total submissions tracked

20 days

Average response time

43.33%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

42 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 90 days, 90 days

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About

Penumbra Online is the online counterpart to Penumbra Literary and Art Magazine of Stanislaus State University. ​Penumbra has been Stanislaus State's literary magazine for over 30 years, publishing works on the fringes or "penumbra" of the literary world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Penumbra decid...

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Founded

1989

Country

US

www.penumbraonline.com

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    Editor Autumn Andersen avatar

    Autumn Andersen

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Andrea Wagner avatar

    Andrea Wagner

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Jessica Charest avatar

    Jessica Charest

    Website Manager

    Editor Essence Saunders avatar

    Essence Saunders

    Editor

    Editor Brittany Landon avatar

    Brittany Landon

    Editor