Logo of Quarterly West literary magazine
"An online literary journal run and staffed by PhD creative writing students at the University of Utah. QW was founded by James Thomas in 1976."
Introduction
Vibe

Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok

Response Time
497 days
Average acceptance rate
0%

Need to know for submitting

Read carefully, it will save from dead rats in the mailbox

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      Simultaneous submissions

      Yes

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      Previously published

      No

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      Payment

      No

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      Fee

      No

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      Expedited response

      No

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      Available in print

      No

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      Provide contributor copies

      No

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      Examples online

      Yes

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      Active on social media

      Yes

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    Important stuff

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    How to submit ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

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    Cover Letter and Bio ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

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    Awards

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    Demographics & Eligibility

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    Formatting requirements ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

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    Rights for published work ๐Ÿ—๏ธ

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Types of Submissions Accepted

10 genres

A general comment from the editor [coming soon]

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Fiction

Max words: 6000

literary

experimental

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Nonfiction

Max words: 6000

poetry genre icon

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

3-5 poems

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Art

No specific limitations

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Translations

No specific limitations

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Review

No specific limitations

audio genre icon

Audio

No specific limitations

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Video

No specific limitations

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Game

No specific limitations

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Anything

No specific limitations

fiction genre icon

Fiction

Max words: 6000

literary

experimental

nonfiction genre icon

Nonfiction

Max words: 6000

poetry genre icon

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

3-5 poems

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Art

No specific limitations

Magazine

Founded in 1976 | United States

Masthead

We currently list only main editors, more will be added later! If you are an editor, you can edit your masthead in our admin panel :)

Jess Tanck
Editor-in-Chief
Jasmine Khaliq
Managing Editor
Isaac Willis
Assistant Editor
Allison Field Bell
Senior Prose Editor
Aidan Linder
Associate Prose Editor
Stephanie Choi
Senior Poetry Editor
Chill Stats (note: this is not exactly accurate...)

Total tracked

58

Average acceptance rate

0% (so far)

Average response time

497 days

Average acceptance/rejection time

-/497 days

Fastest response time

66 days

Slowest response time

1669 days

Contributors on Chill Subs

Piper Gourley avatarChris Vanjonack avatarkvmacc84 avatarCaitlin McKenna avatarMia S. Willis avatar
6 pieces