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Quarter After Eight

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash CNF

Poetry

Art

Photography

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QAE is the Ohio University English Department's graduate-student run journal of innovative writing and art. Contributors include Diane Seuss, Negesti Kaudo, Mary Ruefle, Dani Putney, Ander Monson, Lia Purpura, Paul Crenshaw, Peter Ho Davies, Elisa Gabbert.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    119 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    8% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    9.52%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

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  • 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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize

  • 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 - 8500 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 8500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

If sending a short story or excerpt of a novella or novel, up to 8500. Excerpts must be able to stand alone as stories.

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 50

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

If sending flash, send up to 3 in one document.

Nonfiction - 8500 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 8500

Max pieces: 1

If sending an essay excerpt of a longer work, up to 8500 words. Excerpts must be able to stand on their own as works.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 50

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

If sending flash cnf, send up to 3 in one document.

Poetry

Max lines: 100

Max pieces: 4

Please send up to 5 poems in one document

Art

Max pieces: 10

Photography

Max pieces: 10

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

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

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

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

  • Author's rights

    Should your piece be selected for publication, Quarter After Eight hereby claims first North American serial publication rights (for the print edition) and first electronic media publication rights (for publication on the journal’s website). All rights revert to you, the author, upon publication. You will receive two copies of our print edition.

  • Additional info

    Quarter After Eight is primarily a printed journal. We share work via Twitter and our website, but take pride in producing something lovely you can hold in your hand. We nominate our contributors for Pushcart awards and have an annual offsite reading at AWP.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

119 days

Average response time

9.52%

Average acceptance rate

32 days

Fastest response time

202 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    General

    Open

    Deadline: Apr 14, 2024

About

Quarter After Eight is an annual literary journal devoted to the exploration of innovative writing. We celebrate work that directly challenges the conventions of language, style, voice, or idea in literary forms.

Founded

1994

Country

US

www.ohio.edu

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    Editor Candace Walsh avatar

    Candace Walsh

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Tessa Stamm avatar

    Tessa Stamm

    Co-Editor

    Editor Laura Post avatar

    Laura Post

    Poetry Editor