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Stone of Madness Press

Literary Magazine


Flash Fiction


Flash Nonfiction




Stone of Madness Press is a physical [online] and conceptual space for queer, trans, and neurodiverse writers. This project is born of the belief that you belong here, too.


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  • Response time:
    1 week*
    Editor reported data
    8 days*
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  • Acceptance rate:  / 
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  • 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

    From the editors


    What's that?

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

Fiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

Up to 2 flash pieces or one longer prose piece

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2

Nonfiction - 1500 words max

Max words: 1001

Max words: 1500

Max pieces: 1

Up to 2 flash pieces or one longer prose piece

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 2


Max pieces: 2

4 pages max


Max words: 1500

Up to 2 flash pieces or one longer prose piece

How to submit

  • Processs


  • Cover letter

    Please include a brief bio with your submission, and feel free to send us a short cover note introducing yourself! We’re pleased to meet you. Thank you for being here and for trusting us with your work.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    Please include the word “submission” in your email subject line. We prefer submissions to be attached to emails in a .doc/.docx format. If you’d like to attach a PDF because of concerns over form, please attach both types of file if possible. (If this format isn’t possible for you, let us know and we’ll be happy to look at your work however you are able to send it to us!)

  • Author's rights

    This magazine does not list any details on their website for this section.

  • Additional info

    Please include the word “submission” in your email subject line, and attach your work as a .doc/.docx! If you're concerned about form, feel free to attach a PDF as well. Add any relevant content warnings when submitting! We will not accept any work containing racism, ableism, audism, misogyny, transphobia, homophobia, xenophobia, sexual harassment or assault, or any other bigoted themes or content. Include a third-person bio with your submission! We can't wait to read your work :D

Tracker statistics


Total submissions tracked

8 days

Average response time


Average acceptance rate

0 days

Fastest response time

61 days

Slowest response time

*Weird response times we excluded from calculations: 116 days, 87 days, 83 days

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The Submissions Grinder Statistics


12-month average acceptance rate

3 days

12-month average response time

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We are committed to creating a literary magazine that celebrates unconventionality. We welcome your queer narratives, mental illness elegies, transcendent fancies and whatever feels like it just might not fit anywhere else. We cordially invite you to do with that what you will. Stone of Madness Pr...

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