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Protean Magazine

Literary Magazine

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Nonfiction

Poetry

Review

Interview

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Protean produces cutting-edge print and digital media for the discerning leftist, sans advertisements.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
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Payssee Genres section for details

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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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Nonfiction - 4500 words max

Max words: 1700

Max words: 4500

Payment: $ per piece

criticism, news analysis, essays

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

Payment: $ 30 per piece

Review

Max words: 1700

Max words: 4500

Payment: from $175

film or book reviews

Interview

Payment: $ per piece

No specific limitations

Art

Payment: $ per piece

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    All submissions (criticism, fiction, and poetry) should include a short bio, past bylines, and other relevant information in the pitch email. When pitching an article, tell us why you’re the right person to write this piece.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Our preferred format for sending all drafts, fiction, and poetry is a separate document (.doc or .docx) attached to your pitch email. (Please don’t send work in .pdf format.)

  • Author's rights

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

  • Additional info

    Pays! $30 per poem, min $100 for fiction pieces, min $175 for reviews Available in print We typically do not accept republications of written works. We make exceptions for poetry that has appeared on social media and unpublished excerpts from upcoming books

Tracker statistics

20

Total submissions tracked

100 days

Average response time

11.11%

Average acceptance rate

90 days

Fastest response time

105 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 2 days, 21 days, 144 days, 170 days

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    Nonfiction, Review, Art

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About

Protean produces cutting-edge print and digital media for the discerning leftist, sans advertisements. Protean is a non-profit leftist publication that produces an annual print magazine and puts out online content year-round. Each print edition contains approximately 100 full-color, ad-free pages t...

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Founded

2019

Country

US

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