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redrosethorns journal

Literary Magazine






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redrosethorns is an educational publication company centred around mental health, self-care, gender and sexuality. Our journal publication publishes work in any genre and any style around these subjects.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

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  • Response time:
    2 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:



  • 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: 3000

Sub Genres: Literary

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Action-Adventure, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Gothic, Historical, Humor, LGBTQ+ Stories, Noir, Young Adult

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, , ,

Artwork submitted are not images to illustrate accompanying writing, but submissions of their own standing based on our yearly theme.

Nonfiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 3000

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, , ,

creative non-fiction


No specific limitations

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    No cover letter is needed. Although we do not ask for a bio, you can share one if you feel comfortable.

  • Eligibility

    All marginalized creatorsWomen and other marginalized gendersLGBTQ+ creatorsCreators w/ disabilities
    We are an international publication and welcome diverse voices.

  • Formatting

    Writings can be written directly into the message section or you may upload documents in PDF or Word format.

  • Author's rights

    You retain all copyrights of your work and full license to use your work after redrosethorns journal publication.

  • Additional info

    You can submit as many pieces as you wish, though only submit one piece at a time. We encourage folks of marginalised communities, including but not limited to women - both cisgender and transgender women, transgender men, non-binary, gender neutral, and Black, Indigenous, and People Of Colour to contribute their work. Any entry that is hateful, discriminatory, not based on fact or science will be disqualified and you may be permanently denied entry in the future. redrosethorns invites you to submit your unpublished work on the following topics: mental health; personal care; gender/sexuality; empowerment.

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

30 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

63 days

Slowest response time

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