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Prairie Schooner

Literary Magazine

Fiction

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Prairie Schooner, a national literary quarterly published with the support of the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Press, is home to the best fiction, poetry, essays, and reviews being published today by beginning, mid-career, and established writers.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    4-5 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    194 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.24%*
    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, 3 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

Max pieces: 1

Nonfiction

Max pieces: 1

Poetry

Min pieces: 5

Max pieces: 7

5-7 poems

Review

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Entries include a cover letter with the submission's title and your contact information, your name and contact info shouldn't appear anywhere on the manuscript.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    submissions should be typed, and all prose should be double-spaced. Use standard fonts and formatting, including margins of at least one inch, and include your name on each page of the manuscript

  • Author's rights

    Authors whose work is accepted for publication grant Prairie Schooner first North American serial rights, and in return, contributors receive three copies each of the issue in which their work appears, in token payment.

  • Additional info

    Available in print Don't accept simultaneous submissions Copies. Contributors receive three copies each of the issue in which their work appears

Tracker statistics

194

Total submissions tracked

194 days

Average response time

2.24%

Average acceptance rate

30 days

Fastest response time

1128 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1917 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

0.00%

12-month average acceptance rate

115 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    General

    Jan 15, 2025 - Mar 15, 2025

    All genres

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About

Prairie Schooner is published in cooperation with the University of Nebraska Press and the Creative Writing Program of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln English Department and is endowed by the Glenna Luschei Endowed Editorship and Fund for Excellence at Prairie Schooner.

Founded

1926

Country

US

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    Kwame Dawes

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Siwar Masannat

    Managing Editor