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PULP Literature

Literary Magazine





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Literary magazine breaking bookshelf boundaries and defying genre.

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  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    roughly six months*
    Editor reported data
    120 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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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

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 10000 words max

Max words: 10000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Fantasy, Historical, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Thriller

Payment: CA$ per word

If your story is longer than 10,000 words, submit only the first 10,000 words. We will ask for the rest if we are interested. (Bear in mind that works under 5000 words have a much higher acceptance rate).


Max pieces: 3

Payment: CA$25-50

Please send a maximum of three poems, totalling no more than five pages.


Payment: CA$

Submit a query describing your work.


Payment: CA$

Submit a query describing your work.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Attach a Word .doc or .docx at the end of the form. Use any readable font in 11 or 12 point. Do not include images or elaborate formatting, and make sure your file is not write-protected.

  • Author's rights

    We purchase exclusive first world rights, print and digital, for a period of 120 days from the publishing date, after which all rights revert to the author.

  • Additional info

    Previously printed pieces may be considered. Submit only one story per author, per three-month period. Do not submit poetry more than twice in a calendar year, or submit again before receiving a response to a current submission. Payment. We pay $0.05 – $0.08 per word for short stories (to 5000 words), $0.03 – $0.06 per word between 5000 and 10000 words, and $0.02 – $0.04 per word for works over 10000 words. Poetry and interior illustrations pay between $25 – $50. Sequential art (graphic novels and cartoons) and illustrations are at a rate of $25 to $75 per page. We accept a limited number of reprints at rates up to 50% of first publication rates.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

120 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

110 days

Fastest response time

140 days

Slowest response time

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

119 days

12-month average response time

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Pulp Literature Press was the brainchild of Jen, Mel and Sue, a trio of writer-editors who took the advice “write what you want to read” one step further, to “publish what you want to read”.







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    Jennifer Landels


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    Mel Anastasiou


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    Genevieve Wynand