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PRISM international

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Interview

Translation

Photography

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PRISM international publishes exciting, original, literary material from established and emerging writers in Canada and around the world.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    2-6 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    145 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    2.06%*
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PaysCA$40-CA$45 per page

Find more details in the Genres section

FeeCA$3

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

    From the editors

    yes

  • 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

Sub Genres: Literary

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ 45 per page

While we accept prose submissions of up to 25 pages (6,250 words), we must emphasize that it is only exceptional pieces of this length that will receive publication.

Nonfiction - 4000 words max

Max words: 4000

Max pieces: 1

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ 45 per page

While we accept prose submissions of up to 25 pages (6,250 words), we must emphasize that it is only exceptional pieces of this length that will receive publication.

Poetry

Max pieces: 4

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ 40 per page

6 pages max. We welcome cross-genre and interdisciplinary poetry and poetics

Review

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ 45 per page

Contact before sending

Interview

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ 45 per page

Contact before sending

Translation

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ 45 per page

No specific limitations

Photography

Submission fee: CA$ 3

Payment: CA$ per page

We pay $300 CAD for the cover of one issue, along with three copies of that issue.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Include in your cover letter your full contact information (including your email address) and a short bio.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions should be typed, double-spaced, and paginated. Please specify the genre of your submission in your cover letter. All submissions should be set in Times New Roman, 12-point font.

  • Author's rights

    We purchase first North American serial rights.

  • Additional info

    Pays! $40/printed page for prose; $45/printed page for poetry; $300 CAD for the cover of one issue. Available in print. Contributors will receive two copies of the issue in which their work appears. Submission fee

Tracker statistics

130

Total submissions tracked

145 days

Average response time

2.06%

Average acceptance rate

26 days

Fastest response time

394 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 717 days, 706 days, 633 days, 658 days

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12-month average acceptance rate

157 days

12-month average response time

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

About

PRISM international is a quarterly magazine out of Vancouver, British Columbia, whose office is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm people. Our mandate is to publish the best in contemporary writing and translation from Canada and around the world. Writin...

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Founded

1959

Country

CA

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    Editor  avatar

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Vivian Li avatar

    Vivian Li

    Prose Editor

    Editor Jasmine Ruff avatar

    Jasmine Ruff

    Poetry Editor

    Editor Managing Editor avatar

    Managing Editor

    Managing Editor

    Editor Eleanor Panno avatar

    Eleanor Panno

    Reviews Editor