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Literary Magazine

Fiction

Nonfiction

Poetry

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An online literary journal of transgression and alienation.

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Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    within four weeks*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    ?

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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 - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

Sub Genres: Literary

And now, and for the first time ever... We publish Short Novels Max. word count for short novel submissions: 50,000 words | Min. word count: 20,000 words.

Nonfiction - 6000 words max

Max words: 6000

creative non-fiction

Poetry

Max pieces: 10

no minimum but we would prefer it if you sent at least 3 poems.

How to submit

  • Processs

    Email

  • Cover letter

    Please include your byline and a third-person bio with your submission.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Attachments in .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt, or .odt format.

  • Author's rights

    Upon acceptance for publication, submitted pieces which appear in their entirety on personal blogs, self-publishing or other websites either must be removed from those websites, or replaced with excerpts. Upon submitting your work, you hereby grant (the) Squawk Back a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, distribute, modify and display your content for any purpose, including without limitation promoting and redistributing part or all of the site. Works submitted to Squawk Back, whether officially or unofficially copyrighted, will remain the full intellectual property of their authors. We are far less interested in exploiting emergent literary voices than providing them with a louder box with which to squawk.

  • Additional info

Tracker statistics

18

Total submissions tracked

62 days

Average response time

61.54%

Average acceptance rate

23 days

Fastest response time

104 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 1 days, 119 days

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Submission calls

    All genres

    Always open

About

Founded

2011

Country

US

www.thesquawkback.com

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    Tube Radcliffe

    Editor-in-Chief

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    Cheryl Spinner

    Editor

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    Kaj Tanaka

    Editor