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Quarterly West

Literary Magazine

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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.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:  / 
    101 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    1.45%*
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PaysNo

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 - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

3-5 poems

Review

No specific limitations

Translation

No specific limitations

Art

No specific limitations

Audio

No specific limitations

Video

No specific limitations

Game

No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    No cover letter advice

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    We don't have formatting requirements for this magazine

  • Author's rights

    Quarterly West acquires First North American Serial Rights for the work we publish. All rights revert back to the author upon publication. If your work is later republished, we request you note its initial publication in Quarterly West.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

162

Total submissions tracked

101 days

Average response time

1.45%

Average acceptance rate

40 days

Fastest response time

933 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1669 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

88 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

    Translation, Review

    Open

About

Quarterly West is the online literary journal run and staffed by PhD creative writing students at the University of Utah. QW was founded by James Thomas in 1976.

Founded

1976

Country

US

www.quarterlywest.com

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    Editor Jess Tanck avatar

    Jess Tanck

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Jasmine Khaliq avatar

    Jasmine Khaliq

    Managing Editor

    Editor Isaac Willis avatar

    Isaac Willis

    Assistant Editor

    Editor Allison Field Bell avatar

    Allison Field Bell

    Senior Prose Editor

    Editor Aidan Linder avatar

    Aidan Linder

    Associate Prose Editor

    Editor Stephanie Choi avatar

    Stephanie Choi

    Senior Poetry Editor

    Editor Brandon Young avatar

    Brandon Young

    Associate Poetry Editor