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Pleiades Magazine

Literary Magazine





Pleiades Magazine latest issue

A literary biannual featuring poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews by authors from around the world.

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  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    6 months*
    Editor reported data
    133 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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  • 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


While there are no length requirements, our journal has limited space, and manuscripts over 12,000 words will especially need to impress.

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000


Min pieces: 3

Max pieces: 5

3-5 poems


Max words: 800

Max words: 1200

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    Fill in all of your contact information. If you are submitting work for someone else, fill in your contact info and fill in the name of the person your are submitting for in the “writer name” field.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Fill in the title(s) of the work(s) you are submitting. If you are submitting multiple works, separate titles with commas.

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Available in print

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

133 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

44 days

Fastest response time

257 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 272 days

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Submission calls

    All genres



Past contributors include winners of the Nobel, Ruth Lilly, Pulitzer, Bollingen, Prix de la Liberté, and Neustadt Prizes, recipients of Guggenheim, Whiting, National Book Critics Circle, and National Book Awards, and many writers seeing their work in print for the first time. The Pleiades Book Rev...

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    Editor  avatar


    Editor Jenny Molberg avatar

    Jenny Molberg

    Co-Editor, Poetry Editor

    Editor Caitlin Cowan avatar

    Caitlin Cowan

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Jennifer Maritza McCauley avatar

    Jennifer Maritza McCauley

    Fiction Editor

    Editor Clinton Crockett Peters avatar

    Clinton Crockett Peters

    Nonfiction Editor

    Editor Taneum Bambrick avatar

    Taneum Bambrick

    Reviews Editor

    Editor Dorothy Chan avatar

    Dorothy Chan

    Reviews Editor