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Scapegoat Review

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Poetry

Art

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Scapegoat is dedicated to publishing work that is original and thought-provoking. We aim to gather pieces that actively engage with the audience— they may be challenging, surreal, or even absurd, but they always express an interest in communication.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within 2 weeks*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    9 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
    4.17%*
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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 - 500 words max

Max words: 500

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: Literary

Poetry

Max pieces: 5

No more than 3-5 poems; one poem per page.

Art

Max pieces: 3

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Put the following in the Document Header that you submit: - First and Last Name - E-mail address - Genre Please include a brief bio (no more than fifty words) written in the third person, along with your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Put all work into one document. We only accept Microsoft Word documents.

  • Author's rights

    We acquire first-time internet rights for all works published by Scapegoat. Works are also archived online. All other rights revert to contributors.

  • Additional info

    Please wait to hear from us before sending us more work. Please submit no more than once per issue.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

9 days

Average response time

4.17%

Average acceptance rate

6 days

Fastest response time

18 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 580 days, 531 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics

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12-month average acceptance rate

8 days

12-month average response time

Submission calls

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About

Rather than work that is dry or academic, we seek writing that resonates with sincere, if ironically observed, emotion. We are a quarterly journal. We accept submissions of poetry, flash fiction, and visual art.

Founded

2009

Country

US

www.scapegoatreview.org

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    Editor Erika Lutzner avatar

    Erika Lutzner

    Editor-in-Chief

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    June Coleman Magrab

    Editor