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SmokeLong Quarterly

Literary Magazine

Fiction

Flash Fiction

Nonfiction

Flash Nonfiction

Hybrid

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SmokeLong Quarterly latest issue

We are dedicated to bringing the best flash narratives to the web quarterly, whether written by widely published authors or those new to the craft.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Top-tier stuff. Not Paris Review, but ok
  • Response time:
    1 week*
    Editor reported data
     / 
    9 days*
    Chill Subs tracker stats
  • Acceptance rate:
    0.5% *
    Editor reported data
     / 
    0.41%*
    Chill Subs tracker stats

Pays$100 per piece

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, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • 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

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Nonfiction

Payment: $ 100 per piece

No specific limitations

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Hybrid

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Translation

Payment: $ 100 per piece

Translated work must also be previously unpublished in the original language.

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

    We don't have rights information for this magazine

  • Additional info

    Pays! Beginning in January 2023 we pay $100/story, upon publication in the quarterly issue. "Pieces published only on your personal web site or blog will be considered, but inform us of this in your cover letter."

Tracker statistics

602

Total submissions tracked

9 days

Average response time

0.41%

Average acceptance rate

1 days

Fastest response time

65 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 86 days, 92 days, 98 days, 104 days, 113 days, 119 days, 165 days, 174 days, 214 days, 218 days, 233 days, 339 days, 340 days, 351 days, 356 days, 380 days, 389 days, 493 days, 509 days, 641 days, 662 days, 662 days, 673 days, 679 days, 687 days, 729 days, 788 days, 877 days, 880 days, 904 days, 917 days, 983 days, 1038 days, 1158 days, 1329 days, 1460 days, 1495 days, 1608 days, 1669 days, 2370 days, 2490 days, 2622 days

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

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    All genres

    Always open

    General

    Open

    Please note that from February 1 to April 30 we will be reading for The SmokeLong Quarterly Award for Fla

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Founded

2003

Country

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