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Prole, Poetry and Prose

Literary Magazine





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Prole is a literary print journal that publishes high quality, accessible poetry and prose. We work actively with our contributors and pay a small royalty for anything we publish. Prole is published twice a year in June and December.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    4-8 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:


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

    From the editors

    We do not accept previously published material, either in paper journals or e-zines. We will consider pieces that have been shared on personal sites or membership writing sites, but ask you to remove them prior to submission.

    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 - 7500 words max

Max words: 7500

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Payment: £

Short story. We are open to most themes, although we do not accept fan fiction.

Nonfiction - 7500 words max

Max words: 7500

Payment: £

Creative non-fiction. Creative non-fiction should have a narrative arc.


Max pieces: 5

Payment: £

We are open to all forms of poetry whether it be structured or free, rhymed or blank, light or serious; we consider content and quality over form.


Payment: £

Front cover design. Portrait orientated. Greyscale/black and white.

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    We don't ask for bios as we let the work speak for itself. However, do at least introduce yourself in your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    All submissions should be contained within the body of an email. Please, no attachments unless we request them. You should include your name, contact details and word count.

  • Author's rights

    Copyright remains with all our contributors. All we ask for is exclusivity for six months from the date of publication.

  • Additional info

    Payment. We aim to give each contributor a monetary payment. Profits will be shared in the following way: Four months from the publication date, profits made from the sale of the issue your work appears in will be calculated. 50% of any profit will be retained by Prole. 50% of any profit will be shared out between our contributors on a proportional points system. Every poem published will score 1 point. Every piece of prose published will score 3 points. Cover design will score 2 points. Payments will be worked out in a proportional nature.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

15 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

110 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 154 days

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open






    Editor Brett Evans avatar

    Brett Evans


    Editor Phil Robertson avatar

    Phil Robertson