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SeaGlass Literary

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction




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Our goal is to give young writers and artists a platform to publish their most creative, fantastical, and unique ideas. We also want to give youth a free and accessible way to publish their pieces.


This magazine may have some eligibility requirements

Please double-check before submitting.

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    4-8 weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    53.72% *
    Editor reported data



  • 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, Best of the Net

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    PDF upon request

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    From the editors


    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 3000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max words: 3000

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: All / surprise us, Literary, Absurdist, Action-Adventure, Experimental, Fantasy, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Historical, Horror, LGBTQ+ Stories, Magical Realism, Romance, Science Fiction, Speculative, Thriller, Young Adult

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 3

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 2

Sub Genres: , , , ,

Up to 2 pieces of no more than 1500 words each


Max pieces: 5


Max pieces: 5

How to submit

  • Processs

    Google / other forms

  • Cover letter

    Cover letters are not required nor needed. For your author bio, make sure it's in third person and preferably no longer than 3 sentences.

  • Eligibility

    Young creatorsAll marginalized creatorsLGBTQ+ creatorsWomen and other marginalized genders18+Creators w/ disabilities
    We only publish people ages 13-30. We love showcasing marginalized voices; we support and stand with you.

  • Formatting

    Anything that Google Forms accepts, although we prefer Word, PNG, JPEG or Google Docs. You may use whatever font you want as long as it's easily legible.

  • Author's rights

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Free feedback upon request

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

55 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

19 days

Fastest response time

90 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 162 days

Сhill Subs is able to provide internal statistics because you use our tracker! You're the best!

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Submission calls

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For the craziest of ideas–the ones that make no sense, the ones that make us question everything, and the ones you find in your wildest dreams.





    Editor Sehar Sarang avatar

    Sehar Sarang


    Editor Carla Lees avatar

    Carla Lees

    Assistant EIC

    Editor Dhyana Abeysinghe avatar

    Dhyana Abeysinghe

    Submissions Director

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    Sage Lai

    Submissions Manager

    Editor Alyssa Sykes avatar

    Alyssa Sykes

    Executive Director

    Editor Maria Lytrivi avatar

    Maria Lytrivi

    Assistant Executive Director

    Editor Marina Tsiatiri avatar

    Marina Tsiatiri

    PR Assistant Director

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    Caroline Majewski

    Instagram Manager

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    Ashley Morrow

    Issue Formatter

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    Emma Luu

    Journal Director

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    Nitika Gadura

    Director of Finance

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    Arianna Petrelli

    TikTok Manager