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Seaside Gothic

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

Art

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A quarterly print magazine from the edge of the sea where the frontier of civilisation meets the wild of the water.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

Payssee Genres section for details

Find more details in the Genres section

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

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    1 free print copy posted internationally plus a lifetime digital subscription

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

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

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Gothic

Payment: £ 0.01 per word

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: , , , ,

Payment: £ 0.01 per word

Nonfiction (Feature)

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres:

Poetry

Max pieces: 1

Payment: £ 0.01 per word

Max 1,000 words

Art

Max pieces: 10

Payment: £ 20

Submissions of photographs or illustrations should be attached as a set of between five and ten high quality images of a variety of both portrait and landscape orientations. The collection and each image within should reflect the three criteria that define seaside gothic literature, with the images working together and maintaining an aesthetic consistency.

Photography

Max pieces: 10

Payment: £ 20

Submissions of photographs or illustrations should be attached as a set of between five and ten high quality images of a variety of both portrait and landscape orientations. The collection and each image within should reflect the three criteria that define seaside gothic literature, with the images working together and maintaining an aesthetic consistency.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Cover letter should include a 50-word third-person bio and have a profile photo attached.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Submissions should be a single piece of fiction, a single poem, or a single piece of nonfiction attached as a Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF document in Times New Roman size 12. Double line spacing is preferable for fiction and nonfiction. Submissions must be complete self-contained pieces not in excess of 1,000 words in length and not serialised or extracts of larger works. Quotes or extracts of work currently in copyright under UK law will be included in nonfiction if Fair Use can be justified at the discretion of Seaside Gothic, and will not be considered within fiction or poetry.

  • Author's rights

    Seaside Gothic requires first UK rights in print and digitally, along with three months of exclusivity beginning from the date of publication of the print Issue.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

19

Total submissions tracked

56 days

Average response time

8.33%

Average acceptance rate

25 days

Fastest response time

106 days

Slowest response time

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Submission calls

    General

    Apr 8, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024

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    Jul 8, 2024 - Jul 14, 2024

    General

    Oct 7, 2024 - Oct 13, 2024

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About

We live beside the seaside and write amidst the changing of the tide on paper warped by the salt in the air and wet from the spray of the sea. From this divide we look for writing that expresses the sense of border living that is shared between the coast and the ocean, where language is pushed to th...

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Founded

2021

Country

GB

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